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Via's Nano gets a DirectX 10.1 chipset
— 1:48 PM on December 10, 2009

Ever since Via subsidiary S3 Graphics started rolling out DirectX 10.1-compliant Chrome graphics processors, we've been quietly wondering when the same technology would show...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

Report: New AMD desktop platforms coming in May
— 11:03 AM on November 4, 2009

AMD may no longer have the high-end power-efficiency crown, but it's nevertheless cooking up a pair of new desktop platforms. So writes DigiTimes,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Intel may not add USB 3.0 to chipsets until 2011
— 1:10 PM on October 26, 2009

Today, adding USB 3.0 support to a motherboard involves buying a third-party controller. And things may stay that way for the next year and a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Chipset development is on hold at Nvidia
— 12:18 PM on October 8, 2009

Nvidia made quite a splash with its GeForce 9400M chipset last October. Several laptop makers—including Apple—found the 9400M's speedy integrated graphics, single-chip design, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

AMD intros new notebook platform with 45nm CPUs
— 11:49 AM on September 10, 2009

The tiger is out of its cage. AMD has pulled the curtain off a new mainstream notebook platform, which it code-named Tigris and now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Mobile computing

Report: Nvidia preps new mobile chipsets for AMD, Intel
— 1:58 PM on August 14, 2009

These days, the crown jewel of Nvidia's chipset business may well be the MCP79. Marketed under different names—GeForce 9400M, Ion—this integrated graphics offering debuted...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

Nvidia posts continued losses, optimistic revenue outlook
— 6:00 AM on August 7, 2009

Graphics processor shipments may have risen considerably last quarter, but that apparently didn't help take Nvidia out of the red. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Nvidia quietly adds Ion variant without DX10
— 9:37 AM on August 4, 2009

Nvidia is getting a new Ion integrated graphics processor ready. No, we're not talking about the Ion 2. Rather, as Fudzilla points out,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Mobile computing

Report: TSMC to make some Atom chipsets for Intel
— 5:10 PM on July 28, 2009

Intel already announced plans to let TSMC manufacture Atom system-on-a-chip devices all the way back in March. Today, TG Daily quotes a Taiwan Economic...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Personal tech

Massive Intel mobile, desktop roadmaps massively leaked
— 12:43 PM on July 16, 2009

Somehow, the folks at PC Watch in Japan have gotten their hands on what appear to be some very large and very detailed Intel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Mobile computing

More Nvidia Ion system designs appear at Computex
— 10:59 AM on June 4, 2009

COMPUTEX — Ever since Nvidia formally launched its Ion chipset together with the Acer AspireRevo two months ago, it's been promising scores of additional...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

P55 motherboards, Lynnfield info run loose at Computex
— 9:30 AM on June 4, 2009

COMPUTEX — On Tuesday, we got to see Intel's upcoming Lynnfield processors in action. Since then, during our encounters with motherboard manufacturers, we've seen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

Nvidia's Huang talks Intel chip bundling, legal action
— 12:29 PM on May 19, 2009

AMD may have been the loudest voice against Intel's alleged anti-competitive dealings, but that doesn't make it the only one. As Reuters reports, Nvidia CEO...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

Five laptop users sue Nvidia over chip failures
— 3:58 PM on May 12, 2009

Failing Nvidia GPUs and chipsets made many headlines last year, and they also affected a number of laptop users—Nvidia says very few, others talk...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Mobile computing

Nvidia could buy a stake in Via, report says
— 6:00 AM on March 30, 2009

We heard a number of rumors about Nvidia purchasing Via last year. That never happened, but according to fresh whispers from the rumor mill,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Nvidia countersues Intel over chipset license
— 6:00 AM on March 27, 2009

This is getting interesting. Last month, Intel filed a lawsuit against Nvidia over a chipset licensing dispute. In short, Nvidia believes its license agreement...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

HybridPower dies on the desktop
— 12:30 PM on March 19, 2009

Nvidia's HybridPower technology debuted on the desktop with the nForce 780a SLI, promising to dramatically lower idle system power consumption by completely shutting down...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

New all-in-one VIA chipset can decode 1080p video
— 6:00 AM on March 13, 2009

Later this year, Nvidia's should bring high-definition video decoding capabilities to Via Nano systems...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets