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AMD RX780 Chipset Wins PCI Express Approval

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    AMD's RX780 chipset, a cut-down version of the similarly AMD-oriented RD790, has won the approval of the PCI SIG, the organisation behind the PCI Express standard. So has the reference motherboard. Both certifications are key steps towards the release of the product. The RX780 closely matches the RD790's specs, but it is a cheaper and cut down version of RD790 with a single PCI-e x16 slot. It supports HyperTransport 3 and Socket AM2+ and will be paired on motherboards with AMD's SB600 southbridge chip.

    Source: Channel Register
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    are the new amd chipsets amd based only or will there be an intel variant?
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    AMD only for quite a long time. ;)
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    It would be damn strange if AMD was releasing a Intel-compatible chipset.. :wtf:
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    I think the future of the computer is if you want ATI u need to buy AMD. if you want NVIDIA you need to buy INTEL :laugh: we already have motherboard chipsets ATI incompatible with the nvidia videocards :banghead:
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    intel chipsets have crossfire though.. lol never understood why the intel chips have an amd technology on em, but oh well, its better for us :toast:
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    would be strange indeed, but it would help them money wise.
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    you got AMD 690G for Intel
    so why not RD790 for intel ^^

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