ALi introduces K8 and Opteron chipsets
ALi also dropped the curtain at Computex 2002 in Taipei and presented its chipsets for the upcoming AMD CPUs. These are the M1687 Northbridge and M1563 Southbridge, which were specially developed for AMD's new CPUs.
The M1687 Northbridge provides AGP8x support and is directly connected to the M1563 Southbridge via HyperTransport. The M1563 Southbridge has an integrated AC-Link host controller, dual channel ATA-133, 6 USB 2.0 ports, 1/10/100MBit Ethernet and a memory stick and SD interface. Anyone who would like to take a closer look at the ALi press release can do so on the official page .