NVIDIA Teases New Optimus Technology for CES 2010

Subject: Chipsets | January 5, 2010 - 11:01 AM |
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Today NVIDIA has hinted at new mobile technology called Optimus. Optimus will work exclusively with NVIDIA GPUs and we have learned it will work on both Pine Trail netbooks and the just announced Arrandale platforms.

More information can be expected on Thursday when NVIDIA holds their press event at CES.

Source: NVIDIA

More information on NVIDIA's chipset business

Subject: Chipsets | October 8, 2009 - 07:00 PM |
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It would appear I stirred up quite the dust cloud when I wrote that NVIDIA was essentially exiting the chipset business in my recent "State of NVIDIA" editorial.  Everyone from the Wall Street Jou

nForce chipsets could return with Intel Lynnfield processors

Subject: Chipsets | August 19, 2009 - 02:56 PM |
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You will likely recall that a large portion of the tech world in 2008 called for the demise of NVIDIA's chipset division with the approach of the Intel Core i7 processor that FINALLY moved the memory controller from the chipset to the CPU.  At the time Intel had decided to NOT allow NVIDIA to get a license for QPI (the new interface for Core i7 Nehalem processors) and NVIDIA also started to drift away from AMD-platform chipsets, so the composition of those two factors pushed many to theorize the end of nForce.

Source: techPowerUp!

AMD planning 8-series chipsets for early 2010

Subject: Chipsets | June 17, 2009 - 02:19 PM |
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It looks like news about AMD's upcoming chipset plans for 2009 and 2010 have been unearthed by Digitimes this week.  Though not a lot of details are revealed quite yet about the chipsets themselves, we did learn that AMD plans to have the RD890 chipset available in January of 2010 as a replacement for the 790FX (RD790) chipset that is currently the company's top offering for desktop users.  The RD890 would likely be paired with the AM3-based processors that have support for DDR3 memory and will not have a

Source: Digitimes

New Hyperion Pro driver out

Subject: Chipsets | June 10, 2009 - 11:19 AM |
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Every time one of the drivers that makes up the VIA Hyperion Pro package gets updated, you can be sure the full package will be updated soon after. The IDE Falcon Storage driver has been updated to version 2.80A so now the Hyperion Pro package has been updated as well - to version 5.24A.

Version 5.24A of the Hyperion Pro drivers includes the following components:

INF V3.10A

AGP V4.60A

V-RAID V5.80F and RAID Tools v5.85

Introducing the new ATI Radeon E4690 Discrete GPU

Subject: Chipsets | June 1, 2009 - 11:50 AM |
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Unprecedented Embedded Graphics Performance

Source: AMD

USB 3.0 is here and it can beat SATA 2.0

Subject: Chipsets | May 20, 2009 - 04:13 PM |
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Long story short, old and busted USB 2.0 hits 480 Mbps in a perfect world,  new and shiny USB 3.0 will hit 5Gps.

In contrast a SATA drive hopes for 3Gbs at peak, so that gives you an idea just how fast this new USB could be.

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Introducing the GeForce 9400/9300 Chipset

NVIDIA's MCP7A chipset has been in development for quite a long time and was in fact implemented in the MacBooks just yesterday. Now we can finally tell you all about the desktop variant of this chipset and how it beats out Intel's G45 solution quite handily.

NVIDIA MCP79A Chipset Coming end of the month

Subject: Chipsets | September 12, 2008 - 02:48 PM |
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Well, this is an interesting report.  According to this post over at Digitimes, NVIDIA is going to be launching their MCP7A IGP chipset by the end of the month.  For those of you that don't know, the MCP7A is NVIDIA's updated Intel-platform intergrated graphics chipset that I believe will likely find its way into the Apple line of MacBooks and iMacs later this year.  Is it a coincidence then that Apple is

Source: Digitimes

AMD RS880 Coming in March 2009

Subject: Chipsets | September 12, 2008 - 02:41 PM |
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According to some leaked slides over at VRZone that focuses on the "planned desktop software roadmap" we learned that AMD should be readying a new desktop chipset, known as RS880, for March/April 2009 release time frame.  All we know about it right now is that it will bring "improved multimedia capabilities".  Duh.

Source: VR-Zone