WHILE NVIDIA is still working hard on the Nforce 5 chipset, we have some things that might explain why Nvidia actually had to go for a two chip design with Nforce 5. The first argument is that the Pentium chipset requires a memory controller as the P4 doesn't have memory controlled built in the die. That's unlike Athlon 64/FX CPUs.
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Why is Nforce 5 a two chip design?
Posted on Saturday, Jan 22 2005 @ 17:47 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck