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.
These two chips are supposedly interconnected with AMD Hypertransport marchitecture and that definitely comes as a huge surprise to us. An Intel chipset interconnected with AMD marchitecture - that's the kind of cooperation that we would like to see more of in the industry.
Nvidia was a very early joiner of the AMD Hypertransport organisation, of course.
We will have some more exact details soon. µ
* DIGITIMES reports that Intel and Nvidia have struck a deal in which the former bundles its own motherboards with Nvidia PCI Express graphics cards.
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