ATI gets 80% of chipset revenue from Intel chipsets

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 25 2006 @ 23:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq revealed ATI makes eighty percent of its chipset revenues from its Intel chipset deal.
WE FIND IT a bit of a giggle that ATI has the highest-performance and the most overclockable Intel Conroe chipset with its RD600 just around the corner. Naturally, since the AMD hook-up, ATI's Intel chipset dominance is set to vanish in quarters to come. We must admit to being a bit shocked to learn that ATI made eighty per cent of its chipset revenues from its Intel chipset deal. Now Intel is withdrawing and doesn't want ATI's chipsets anymore. At least, it doesn’t need it for the entry-level integrated chipset market, as its own 865G chipset can project a Vista premium compliant graphic.
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