I just reported about NVIDIA's new integrated graphics GeForce 6100 chipset and minutes later I found a bunch more information about this chipset, along with the GeForce 6150 chipset, over at Tech-Report!
The GeForce 6150 northbridge is equipped with a TV encoder, DVD support and component output and seems to be meant for home theater and media PCs, while the GeForce 6100 is aimed at entry-level systems.
|GeForce 6150||GeForce 6100|
|MPEG2/WMV9 playback||HD 720p/1080i||SD|
|Video scaling||High quality (5x4)||Basic (2x2)|
|PCI Express slots||1
x PCI-E x16
2 x PCI-E x1
x PCI-E x16
1 x PCI-E x1
Both the GeForce 6100 and GeForce 6150 northbridges are made on a 90nm process and can be bundled with either the nForce 430 or nForce 410 southbridges. Both southbridges are part of the nForce 4 family and feature 1.6GB/s HyperTransport chipset interconnect and support for 300MB/s Serial ATA. One of the changes is that NVIDIA upgraded the audio from AC'97 to Intel's High Definition Audio standard.
|nForce 430||nForce 410|
|Serial ATA ports||4||2|
|RAID||0, 1, 0+1, 5||0, 1|
The first systems based on these chips can be expected by the end of the month and system builders and OEMs will release products based on these chips by early October. We can also expect lots of GeForce 6150 powered media boxes.