Five years ago: Intel set to unify Pentium chipsets early next year

Intel is likely to release early next year a Pentium chipset combining the best of today's HX and VX sets, according to sources

Called the 430TX, the chipset will offer support for all of today's most popular system memory technologies including Extended Data Out (EDO) RAM, Synchronous DRAM (SDRAM), and Error-correcting and Checking (ECC) RAM; 33Mb/sec I/O; multiprocessor support; improved power management; and unspecified faster graphics handling.

The 430HX and 430VX chipsets have created divided loyalties between PC vendors attracted by the discreet feature sets each offers.

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