New details about the upcoming desktop chipsets AMD
April 20, 2009, 11:49 am
The staff of network resource Expreview able to get more information about the name and technical specifications prepared for release in the second half of the southern and northern bridges from Advanced Micro Devices for desktop computer systems. To begin with, the new south bridge will be known as the AMD SB850, but its main advantage will be more support for high-speed SATA interface 3. 0 to work with six hard drives, which has increased up to 6 Gbit/s bandwidth. By the way, has been known chipmeyker Seagate, along with demonstration of data transmission on this interface, which was held in the conference Everything Channel Xchange Conference, held in March this year in New Orleans. Other features of AMD SB850 is to provide support to the fourteen ports USB 2. 0, and the yield of the solutions on the market is scheduled for November 2009. Another source reports that in the middle of the fourth quarter of this year will see the light of two northern bridge to computer performance, namely, model RD890 and RS880D. This indicates that the IGP-chipset RS880D would only be cosmetic version of AMD 790GX and will have an integrated graphics core of RV620 (ATI Radeon HD 3400) c 700 MHz frequency, the updated hardware UVD 2 video decoder. 0 and the support of DirectX 10. 1, as well as technology ATI Hybrid Graphics Technology and ATI Hybrid CrossFireX Technology. In addition, our colleagues from Expreview share information about new IGP-chipset platform for srednetsenovoy and budget categories, will koim AMD 785G, and not the AMD 780G, as previously thought. Announcement of the north bridge, and thus the platform Pisces along with dual-core Athlon II X2, is scheduled for July 2009. As indicated, this chipset will inherit most of the characteristics of the AMD 780G, but could boast the support of DirectX 10. 1 and the availability of advanced built-UVD 2 video. 0.