The NForce 790i chipset comprises of only a north and south bridge (750i,780i uses 3 chipsets, north+south+NF200 switch).
NForce 790i is meant to support quad core intel processors and DDR3 memory. It will officially support 1600FSB future CPUs. It will support 3 PCIe x16 slots with 2 slots in PCIe 2.0 and the other in PCIe 1.0 (wondering why).
NVIDIA nForce 790i - first details
Posted on Thursday, Nov 01 2007 @ 13:18 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck