Last week, Intel announced to its partner some interesting news about future chips for the Pentium 4, according to which Intel will move to support DDR SDRAM memories next year, and plans to release three new chipsets that will support this memory at 2002, זה.
Some details about Intel's plans…
- In January it plans to release the DDR version to its i845, which will support 2GB of PC1600 / pc2100 memory.
- The second chipset will be the i845 with a built-in graphics chip. The chipset will likely be called "Brookdale-G" and arrive in mid-2002.
According to Intel, the graphics chip at Brookdale-G will be significantly stronger than the current graphics chip on the current i815.
- The third chipset is the most interesting, especially since only now Intel is revealing details about it. Its name will be something starting with S, and it will include a dual channel interface for PC2100 DDR memories.
What it actually means is that it will work with a memory bus of 128bit, and will display a bandwidth of 4.3GB / sec, Just like nVidia's nForce!
This chipst is scheduled for the second half of the year 2002.