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Details on AMD's upcoming RS780 chipset

RS780 - Socket AM2+

| CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs News | Posted: Aug 1, 2007 12:50 am

Dailytech have acquired some more spicey details about AMD's next-gen integrated graphics chipset, the AMD RS780. Some of the highlights are that it will be designed to accomodate the upcoming socket AM2+ platform with HyperTransport 3.0, and also a feature called "HyperFlash" which works in a similar way to that of Intel's Turbo Memory technology.

 

GPU wise, it will sport AMD's Universal Video Decoder (or UVD) technology with hardware acceleration of H.264 and VC-1 video formats, as well as support for DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI outputs.

 

For further details on it check out the briefing here.

 


AMD's latest roadmap reveals more details of its upcoming next-generation RS780 chipset. AMD plans to target the chipset towards consumer and commercial desktop platforms, with minor differences for each respective segment. AMD designed the RS780 to accommodate its upcoming Socket AM2+ processors with HyperTransport 3.0.

 

The RS780 sports a new graphics core with AMD's Universal Video Decoder, or UVD, technology for hardware acceleration of H.264 and VC-1 video formats. The new chipset supports DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI digital video output interfaces. AMD also integrates an audio controller for simultaneous audio and video output over HDMI. The chipset also integrates HDCP support.

 

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