“AMD made public some of its details regarding its 64-bit Hammer chipsets, now to be known as the 8000 series of products. The initial members of the 8000 series will feature an I/O hub, a graphics tunnel, and a PCI-X tunnel. The components will use the HyperTransport I/O protocol developed by AMD and are due in the fourth quarter of 2002, AMD said.” Read the rest of the report at ExtremeTech.
AMD Confirms Details of Hammer Chipsets
2002-02-21 AMD 4 Comments
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agp bandwidth is 1 g/b s
16-bit HyperTransport interface (Side A) offering a maximum bandwidth of up to
So y not use geforce 4 with a ht to hammer and enjoy a 6.4 gb/s bandwidth?>
Don’t bother checking for those manuals if you live outside USA/CANADA. I’ll wait for the pdf’s ;>(
sounds like AMD are starting to make good use of their marketing machine to pump the sales up. My bet is that if they can deliver on their promise of performance that their chip is going to sell very well. I hope so any way as I’d rather have a Hammer in my grasp than a Itanium. Time will tell.