NVIDIA MCP73 motherboard photos leaked

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 31 2007 @ 19:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Some photos of a motherboard with NVIDIA's new MCP73 chipset were leaked on the internet. This is an integrated graphics chipsets for the Intel platform, it should be available in September.
MCP73 Series is a Integrated Chipset for Intel LGA775 Platform. It includes MCP73PV(NF7050-630I), MCP73S(NF7025-630I) and MCP73V(NF7025-610I).

In these three chipsets, most of spec are same, such as support Intel FSB1333/1000 CPU, SATAII, PATA, HDAUDIO, GB Lan, etc. However, there are little differences between the three of them.

1. MCP73PV supports Single DDRII800, MCP73S/V only support Single DDRII667
2. MCP73PV Supports HDMI & HDCP, MCP73S support HDCP, But MCP73V didnot support HDMI and HDCP.

The "Topstar" board shown is model TM-NF73SM. TM-NF73SM uses NF7050-630I which supports LGA775 CPU, DDRII 800 Single Channel, SATAII, PATA, Gb Lan, HDaudio, etc. In addition, Topstar added a Debug LED on I/O Panel, which is a useful feature for DIY users to diagnose board problems.


More info at OCW.


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