AMD 880G chipset details unveiled

By Koushik Saha on 13.12.08

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AMD AM3 processors (Athlon X4, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X4) will get a new 55nm chipset by Q3 next year. AMD 880G chipset will form part of the AMD Live! "Pisces" platform.

AMD 880G will feature a integrated Radeon HD 3450 (RV620) DX10.1 graphics core, DDR3 support, HyperTransport 3.0, Universal Video Decoder 2 (UVD 2), Hybrid Crossfire with a discrete Radeon HD 3450 graphics core through a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot, Display Port/HDMI/DVI/SurroundView support. AMD 880G will be paired up with SB710 Southbridge offering 12 USB ports and 6 SATA ports.

AMD is also touting much on their new OverDrive 3.0 that support AM3 platforms featuring Smart Control that boost clockson demand, Application Specific Profiles that optimise system settings upon application detection and Hardware Monitoring support with fan control.

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