nVidia nForce 500 Series for Socket AM2 - What's new nVidia?

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 19 2006 @ 04:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today Socket AM2 is AMD’s new weapon for the Athlon 64 and Sempron series of K8 processors. While new chipsets aren’t required to run these processors, since there is no memory controller on the chipset itself, nor any change to the Hypertransport link that connects the CPU to the Northbridge, nVidia has taken the new AM2 chipset to revamp its K8 portfolio with the new nForce 500 series chipsets for AMD and soon to be released for Intel Core 2 processors.

Read more over at TweakTown.

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