Nforce 5 is two chip design

Posted on Saturday, Dec 04 2004 @ 22:18 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
We learned that the next generation Intel Nforce chipset comes in a two chip combo. Nvidia usually stuck to one chip design but I guess it ran out of space with its Nforce 5 Pentium 4 silicon. Nvidia managed to place all of its AMD Nforce chipsets on one chip. We can now confirm that Nvidia's Pentium 4 chipset has support for two PCIe graphic ports. Yes, it's SLI compliant and that supports DDR 2 memory. It will be the first Pentium 4 SLI chipset. The only chipset to fight Nforce 5 is ATI's own SLI chipset that is due to arrive in Q2 2005.

Read the full article over at The Inquirer


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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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