ATI Radeon Xpress 200 rebranded to CrossFire Xpress 1600

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 11 2006 @ 17:33 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI decided to rename the Radeon Xpress 200 chipset to CrossFire Xpress 1600.
The Xpress 1600 supports a pair of 8x PCI slots for co-operative GPUs and hooks them up to either an Intel processor and main memory, or to an AMD processor and its built-in memory controller.

The chipset's South Bridge component plays host to eight USB 2.0 ports, up to seven PCI slots, four parallel ATA 133 drives, two Serial ATA drives that can be run in RAID 0 and 1 configurations and an HD audio sub-system. It also provides support for Trusted Platfrom Module 1.1 and 1.2.
More info at The Register Hardware.


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