Will Motherboard Manufacturers release a new chipset for Piledriver this year?
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October 11, 2012, 09:45 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: midland, ontario
Simply put no.
There where reports/info that 10xx series chipset is being pushed back to a 13' timeframe. Futher rumor was steamroller was gonna be pushed out with the 10xx series chipset ... but word is nor AM3+ will also suposivly do steamroller as well.
My guess the reality is as well with DDR4 becoming so close to market that 10xx series chipsets are being held back to make a change over to DDR4, possibly Sata Express (double to quad pumped Sata interface) & other things.
Remember for awhile AMD (well mainly Ati at the time) did have a powerfull chipset that ran on both intel/amd cpu's & where seen that the cpu's itself where what held the chipsets back from seeing there full power potential. To me ... this is what I feel amd needs to do in combination with the cpu side of things to bring some competition back to intel.
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