Intel 3x Chipsets (Bearlake)

Posted on Thursday, Jul 12 2007 @ 06:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel has sustained almost a three-year pause since it launched its revolutionary family of i9xx chipsets. This family added the following features to desktop systems: a new socket type and power connector, DDR2 memory, PCI Express bus, and High Definition Audio. The following two generations of chipsets (i945/955/975 and i965) just increased FSB and memory clock rates and added support for new CPU families. Now we meet a new generation of chipsets, which update such important system characteristics as system bus and memory type and bring about a new naming scheme.

Check it out at Digit Life.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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