New motherboard boasts enigmatic AMD 570X chipset
As OC Workbench reports
, Jetway has introduced a new motherboard (PDF)
with a spanking new (and seemingly unannounced) chipset: the AMD 570X. The chipset isn't listed on the "AMD Chipsets
" page on AMD's website yet, but AMD tells us it's based on the existing 580X—the rebadged version of the CrossFire Xpress 3200
core logic. It supports CrossFire multi-GPU configurations, just like its big brother, but not with 16 lanes per physical PCI Express x16 slot. Instead, the chipset's PCIe lane configuration is x16/x8.
Otherwise, the 570X is paired with the same SB600 south bridge as the new 690G. As such, the Jetway M2A581-SGE motherboard has two PCI Express x1 slots, four 300MB/s Serial ATA ports with RAID support, one IDE port, and eight-channel "Azalia" high-definition audio. The board also includes Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, courtesy of a Realtek RT8111B PCIe chip.