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VIA chipset supports Athlon XP processors

Posted: 18 Jan 2002 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

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Featuring 4Gb DDR SDRAM support and an 8x AGP, the ProSavageDDR KM266 is specifically designed for AMD Athlon processor-based PCs running Windows XP OS and applications.

The chipset also incorporates an Ultra ATA-133 VT8233A chip that offers 33 percent more bandwidth between HDD and chipset, enabling the KM266 to deliver more performance in data-intensive software applications. The enhanced IDE controller supports Ultra-DMA 33/66/100/133 devices including HDDs, CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs as well as new-generation BigDrive HDDs.

Fabricated via 0.225m, three-metal layer process, the KM266 feature 200/266MHz front side bus settings and support 128-bit 3D and 2D engines. The chipset also features 32MB of Frame Buffer capability and DVD DXVA Motion Compensation for smooth DVD playback. An optional external AGP slot is available for future upgrades.

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