AMD preps native USB 3.0 chipset
AMD is currently in talks with Renesas Electronics, which was merged with Japan-based NEC, about the licensing of USB 3.0 technology, and is considering integrating USB 3.0 support in its upcoming Hudson D1 southbridge chipsets, according to sources from notebook makers says digitimes.
The Hudson D1 chipset will be introduced for AMD's 40nm Ontario APUs that are set to be shipped in the fourth quarter of 2010. The new platform will mainly target the ultra-thin notebook and netbook markets.
In 2011, AMD will launch Llano-based processors for its mainstream desktop and notebook segments.
AMD is set to launch six-core Phenom II X6 1045T; dual-core X2 560; quad-ore Athlon II X4 645 and 650; and triple-quad Athlon II X3 450 and 455 processors in third-quarter 2010. The company will also launch the single-core Sempron 150 in the fourth quarter.
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