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.
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