NVIDIA to Boost Performance of PCI Express x16, etc...

While NVIDIA's mainboard partners are still about to deliver the nForce3 250 and nForce3 250Gb-based mainboards, the company is continuing to work on more powerful platform products. Sources familiar with the company's plans told X-bit labs that NVIDIA's PCI Express core-logic for AMD64 chips will sport boosted PCI Express specs as well as High-Definition audio.

Unofficial sources said that NVIDIA's core-logic code-named CK8-04/Pro designed for AMD's Socket 939 processors will sport 1000MHz HyperTransport bus, 4 Serial ATA-150 ports with RAID, 2 Parallel ATA-33/66/100/133 channels with RAID, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 USB 2.0 ports, 4 PCI slots, High-Definition 24-bit 96kHz 7.1 audio as well as something NVIDIA calls PCI Express x20.

News source: X-bit labs

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