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AMD Turns To NVIDIA For Quadfather Chipset

NVIDIA will provide the chipset for AMD's 4x4 ‘Quadfather’. The chipset which is as yet unannounced will include two x16 and two x8 PCI-e slots, and AMD was showing off a 4x4 system in its suite.

The board that was in a machine here was an Asustek board and the computer was running two game windows, each playing a high definition video, encoding a high definition video and streaming a gameplay video through Internet Exploder.

The system was maxed out but the game windows - City of Heroes - were running smoothly. There will be several SKUs of the 4x4 at launch, with all but one being under $1000. Another focus of AMD is that the 4x4 platform is quad-core ready, allowing easy upgrade with the introduction of the quad core in 2007.

Source: The Inquirer

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