AMD RS780 chipset info - and other chipsets

Posted on Monday, Mar 19 2007 @ 14:06 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Chile Hardware got their hands on some details about the upcoming RS780 chipset from AMD.

This mainstream HyperTransport 3.0 chipset will feature an integrated DirectX 10 GPU and will support new AM2+ processors like the Greyhound. This chipset is expected in the first half of 2008.

My Spanish isn't really great but it looks like this chipset will support two displays, TV encoder, DVI/HDMI with TMDS and DisplayPort.

HT1 AM2 - H1 2007 HT3 launch - H2 2007 HT3 in MS/Value - H1 2008
Performance RD790+ (2x16 or 4x8, HT3, PCI-E, SB600, X-fire)
Mainstream RS690 (DX9, Quad Pipe, AVIVO, DVI-HDMI, HDPC) RX740+ (1x16, HT3, PCI-Express Gen II, SB600) RS780 (DX10 Unified Shader, HT3, UVD, PCI-Gen II)
Value RS690C (DX9, Quad Pipe, AVIVO) RS740+ (DX9, Quad Pipe, HT3 CPU Support, SB600)
Southbridge SB600 (4 SATA 3Gb/s, RAID 0, 1, 10, 10 USB ports) SB700 (6 SATA 3Gb/s, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 12 USB ports, 2 NAND Flash I/F ports)

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