NVIDIA "MCP72" Details Unveiled
Anh Tuan Huynh
February 8, 2007 4:22 AM
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NVIDIA's next-generation single-chip socket AM2 chipset revealed
Memos sent to
reveal new details of NVIDIA’s upcoming
single-processor chipset. This will be NVIDIA’s first HyperTransport 3.0, or HT3, compatible chipset and a successor to the current
nForce 500-series MCP
and the upcoming AMD
will support AMD’s socket AM2 and HT3 enabled AM2+. Socket AM2+ will house AMD’s upcoming
Unlike the nForce 590 SLI, the upcoming
is a single-chip solution similar to the previous nForce 3-series, mainstream nForce 4-series and nForce 500-series. It will also offer a small footprint and have low power consumption.
will also be NVIDIA’s first PCIe 2.0 equipped chipset, making it ideal for next-generation PCIe peripherals and graphics cards. Other notable
features include support for six SATA 3.0Gbps and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports like the current nForce 500-series.
As with all NVIDIA chipset architectures, expect
to spawn SLI and Ultra variants. There’s also the possibility of
-based integrated graphics offerings too.
to launch in time for AMD’s upcoming
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RE: nVidia for AMD!!!
2/8/2007 8:18:33 AM
Thank God nVidia is not abandoning AMD/ATI.
Why would they? Out of spite? Despite now being a competitor, AMD still offers a market for nVidia chipsets that is potentially worth a lot of money. Sounds like good business practices to me.
RE: nVidia for AMD!!!
2/8/2007 9:55:50 AM
Well, unless ATI /AMD will make better chipset Nvidia still has the best chipset for AMD platform.
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