Intel expects IGP sales boost

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 26 2006 @ 07:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
With the launch of Windows Vista, Intel is expecting a IGP chipset sales boost:
This burst of sales activity will pave the way for the introduction of the 965's successor, 'Bearlake', toward the end of Q2 2007. The report's sources claim Bearlake-class chipsets like the X38, P35, G35 and G33 will account for 30 per cent of Intel's chipset sales in Q3 2007.

Intel's not the only Vista-hungry integrated chipset maker, of course. Nvidia is believed to have low-end integrated parts in the works, designed to fill out its top-heavy line-up and cash in on demand for low-cost PCs that nonetheless have sufficient graphics horsepower to run Vista's Mac OS X-esque Aero Glass user interface.


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