NVIDIA nForce 500 series chipsets launched for Intel Core 2 Duo

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 07 2006 @ 02:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA announced today that it is showcasing a wide variety of its Intel Core 2 Duo processor-compatible products at this year’s Computex tradeshow being held this week in Taipei, Taiwan. Computex attendees can check out the amazing high-definition gaming systems located in the NVIDIA booth (Exhibition Hall 1, #b810) on the show floor—all featuring the Company’s GeForce 7-series graphics processing units (GPUs) running on NVIDIA nForce 500-series media and communications

The NVIDIA nForce 500 series of MCPs for Intel platforms includes the NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI, NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI and NVIDIA nForce 570 Ultra—all designed for Intel Core 2 Duo and Intel Core 2 Extreme CPUs

Forming the ultimate foundation for the fastest and most feature-rich NVIDIA nForce-based enthusiast motherboards, the NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP was built and designed from the ground up for enthusiasts by enthusiasts and can utilize the power of up to one, two, or even four NVIDIA GeForce GPUs for extreme high-definition gaming. Architected for maximum motherboard performance, the NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP provides enthusiasts with an unprecedented level of features designed specifically for gaming, including NVIDIA FirstPacket technology for optimized network gaming, and support for SLI-Ready memory, the industry’s first core-logic solution to take advantage of the new Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) memory specification, unlocking even higher levels of memory performance. The NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP for Intel Core 2 Duo and Intel Core 2 Extreme CPUs is the industry’s only consumer core-logic solution to support dual RAID 5 on a single controller and dual x16 electrical PCI Express slots.


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