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ATI Socket AM2 Chipsets

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Published on 23 May 2006 01:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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Today, as anticipated ATI has released their line-up of AMD Socket AM2 Chipsets. Both ATI's Radeon Xpress 1100 and CrossFire Xpress 3200 are compatible with the AM2 DDR2 processors. The Southbridge going with either of these chips is the SB600. As stated in our AM2 Technology Preview, SB600 support had found its way into the release candidate 3 for the 2.6.17 kernel. More information on the Linux compatibility/performance to come later at Phoronix.

ATI Technologies Inc. is bringing its technology leadership to a new generation of AMD PC users with the introduction of the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset and the ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 series of chipsets, all compatible with socket AM2. The CrossFire Xpress 3200 is the top-performing enthusiast chipset available today and the Radeon Xpress 1100 prepares users for Windows Vista with ATI's fastest integrated graphics ever.


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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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