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GiMP
06-30-2004, 02:47 AM
When will we see this chipset being used? I saw on the front page that I supports all the major A64 sockets in the same board :O Thats exactly what I'm looking for, because theres no way I can afford a 3800+ and I don't want to be stuck in socket 754. Couldn't find a date mentioned though

amd_man2005
06-30-2004, 04:31 AM
From what I've seen its going to implelemt PCI-Express and all so it could be a while.

wayout44
06-30-2004, 06:46 AM
I've got to laugh at that one. :laughing:

The chipset is designed to suit any of the 3 sockets, not all at the same time on one mainboard.

Yawgm0th
07-03-2004, 06:39 PM
From what I've read, the point is to support PCI-E.
http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=16874

Nforce3 already supports all three sockets. But not all three at once. :tongue02:

Hopefully NF4 will have much better performance than NF3 as the K8T800 Pro seems to be the best ATM.

SkyBum
10-14-2004, 05:43 PM
Looks like we wont be waiting much longer........Check out THIS tasty news!


Various web resources are offering information regarding NVIDIA´s upcoming nForce 4 mainboard chipset. They name different release dates (October 19 or 20) and several modifications (3 or 4).


OCWorkbench (http://www.ocworkbench.com/), reports from it's own sources, nForce 4 will be served in 4 models:

nForce 4 — 2 x SATA, AGP 8x, 1 GHz HyperTrasport, Socket 939
nForce 4 SLI — 2 x SATA, 2 x PCI-E, 1 GHz HyperTrasport, Socket 939
nForce 4 Ultra — 2 x SATA, 1 x PCI-E, 1 GHz HyperTrasport, Socket 939
nForce 4 scaled edition – 1 x SATA, 800 MHz HyperTransport, Socket 754
A number of web resources state that nForce 4 and nForce 4 Ultra will be released first, while nForce 4 SLI will catch up later. As for other features, they name DDR400 SDRAM, 8-channel Sound Storm 7.1 and LAN. It seems nobody still have exact information, as besides Socket 939/754 some mass media mention Socket 940. But those aware of Socket 940 don´t know about nForce 4 scaled edition for some reason.


Source: digit life (http://www.digit-life.com/news.html?109024#109024)


http://www.guru3d.com/newsitem.php?id=1945

Yawgm0th
10-14-2004, 06:00 PM
There's actually supposed to be a different chipset supporting PCI-E coming out soon, as well. I can't remember if it was from Sis, Via, or a different company, though. I'm expecting nForce 4 to perform the best, anyway, but that's not guaranteed.

Darthtanion
10-15-2004, 07:34 AM
VIA K8T890 and another I believe from ATI (yep, another company getting into the chipset race).

Yawgm0th
10-15-2004, 10:59 AM
ATI atually came out with a chipset a while ago, but it wasn't any good.

Amd_Lover2004
11-06-2004, 05:53 AM
I am going to buy the Neo4 Platnium as soon as it hits the shelf.

KoolDrew
11-06-2004, 06:57 AM
I also may be getting a MSI nforce4 mobo for my new rig as well. But since it will still take a while for em to get cash for it I might as well go with DFI's board when it comes out.