Posts Tagged: chipset

Intel Upcoming 9-series Chipset Won't Support Haswell

Website Xbit Labs reports that upcoming Intel chipsets for mainstream desktop processors will implement support for yet-unnamed “Haswell Refresh” CPU and future Broadwell parts. Other information leaked points to the fact that those new chipsets will not support current Haswell processors, thus effectively making the 8-series motherboards single generation products with no upgrade path. Read More

AMD Bulldozer: Chipset 9 Series Info

AMD fans have been eagerly awaiting for the Bulldozer-based CPU(s) to become available. Last week there were some minor changes in their release schedule, although AMD denied it later. Today, however, we have some more juicy details on the series 9 chipset from our friends over at Nordic Hardware and Donanim Haber. Read More

AMD SB850 Southbridge in Limited Supply

Industry sources reports that AMD is unable to meet the demand for its new SB850 southbridge. Some motherboards branded as 8-series products may feature last generation SB710 parts instead of the new SB850. Read More

Intel to Replace LGA1366 Socket in 2011

Intel is set to replace its current high-end socket, LGA1366, when it releases its new 8-cores processors in the second half of 2011. The new socket and accompanying chipset bring several new features for better performance. Read More