Chipset Duel - VIA vs. Nvidia
The selection of chipsets for Socket 462 (Socket A) is growing wider. Having presented an under-performer in the
The idea behind it, however, is sound: until recently, the benchmark results had been labeling the SiS 735 the best performer with AMD Athlon & Duron. The VIA Apollo KT266A chipset is clearly intended for use en masse, while the Taiwanese competition SiS and ALi have a much smaller slice of the pie, installing considerably fewer chipsets.
Now there's a new kid on the block joining the three Far East incumbents: Nvidia, well known for its graphics chips, is offering a highly integrated chipset by the name of