The document speaks of problems that G965 chipset has - remember, we're talking aboutan integrated chipset that allegedly supports the DirectX10 spec, but does not load or crashes in a major number of 3D apps and is referred to "crapics" among several game development teams.
It also mentions the RX690 chipset, which is going to be a single graphic card-supporting chipset. RS690 will feature integrated graphics with performance that is supposed to blow G965 away. Although based upon old R420 marchitecture (X700), it will offer significantly higher performance than integrated parts from Chipzilla and Graphzilla. Probably due to a fact that it comes with eight baseline-DX9 pixel pipes.
In 2007, the RD/S/X790 will replace the current line-up, and the new generation chipset will support Socket AM2+. The chipset will also feature PCI Express Gen2 and HyperTransport 3. If you're unaware of HT3, bear in mind that the clock of the bus is set up to 2.6GHz per link, which is significantly faster than current 1GHz (HT1 standard has maximum clock of 1.4GHz, but no company uses it). This means a boost in specs from current bandwidth of 22.4GB/s all the way to 41.6GB/s.
The RD790 chipset will be the first CrossFire supporting chipset after RD580 and RS790 will offer DirectX 10 graphics. We're talking about integrating the unannounced RV610 chip here.
The slides also mention a new SouthBridge, the SB700, which supports six SATA-II, 12 USB 2.0 devices and Intel Robson's technology (NAND Flash on the motherboard used as cache for apps). Even though Robson tech is a stillborn - Seagate announced that it will offer NAND Flash equipped hard drives, and other manufacturers are following suit - ATI will support it due to Windows Vista requirements.
You can view the slides (and read the explanations if you get the lingo) using our complementary L'INQ. µ
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