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Nvidia creating southbridge with graphics for Sandy Bridge?

By Matthew ยท 9 replies
Sep 1, 2010
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  1. Nvidia may have devised a strategy to bypass Intel's northbridge blockade: flank 'em from the south. According to unnamed sources in the motherboard industry, the GPU maker plans to stuff a graphics core inside a southbridge, possibly sidestepping the existing legal restrictions. DigiTimes reports that Nvidia's product might even be $10 to $15 cheaper than Intel's offerings.

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  2. KG363

    KG363 TS Guru Posts: 515   +9

    haha, those green gremlins
  3. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,632   +689

    You know, wouldn't it be refreshing if the big tech manufacturers worked together instead of fighting each other? I mean, there's enough money for everyone to go around. Just work together, crank out the best products and split the profits. See - not that hard! ;)
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    This crap is getting stupid. I lost a lot of respect for Nvidia when they announced they're going to be disabling their cards if ATI cards are detected.
  5. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    Technological socialism ?
    You know thats not how big business rolls :haha:

    It's called "Return on Investment" (ROI). You see AMD handing out Eyefinity tech to nVidia, VIA and Intel ?
  6. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    Are you a communist too?
  7. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    You forget the ethics failures that would never allow a model like that to function.
  8. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 669

    It's anything but refreshing. When big dogs like these guys start working together, its usually against the consumer, ie price fixing.
  9. Xero07

    Xero07 TS Booster Posts: 100

    Clever loophole. Somehow though I don't think it will ever take off though.
  10. Nobody ever saw a dog make a fair and deliberate exchange of one bone for another with another dog.

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