Though Intel's next-gen Bearlake (Intel 3 family) chipset is yet to hit town, HKEPC have already acquired information on their plans to release a future generation chipset which will arrive to take the reigns over Bearlake.
Dubbed Eaglelake, its expected this will show up by the end of Q208 and will sport HDMI and DisplayPort output connections as well as PCI-E 2.0 support as standard.
Get the full rundown on it here.
While Intel next-generation Bearlake (Intel 3 family chipset) has not been released, Intel has just announced its plan on another new generation chipset. Just has life of a year, Bearlake would be soon replaced by Eaglelake in Q208. HDMI and DisplayPort output connection are features in Eaglelake; while PCI-E 2.0 support would further put the standard into commonplace.
Eaglelake has two derivatives to be releasing in Q208, namely Eaglelake-P and Eaglelake-G. Similar to Bearlake, Eaglelake features support on 1333MHz FSB processors like 45nm Dual-Core Wolfdate and Quad-Core Yorkfield. On the other hand, instead of DDR3- 1066 support in P35 and G33, DDR3-1333 is further supported in Eaglelake. Since it's estimated that DDR3 is put into commonplace not until 2009, DDR2 memory controller is still a build-in feature with a fully support at DDR2-800. In addition, ICH10 will be coupled with Eaglelake, while detail is not yet to tell.