TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. here announced plans to support HyperTransport, the next-
Generation, I/O chip-to-chip interconnect technology.
The Taipei-based chip set specialist is also joining the HyperTransport Technology Consortium. Developed by Advanced Micro Devices Inc., HyperTransport is a high-speed interconnect technology that is suitable for a range of applications, such as PCs, game consoles, and mobile devices.
HyperTransport complements VIA's current portfolio of I/O
technologies, said Richard Brown, director of marketing for Via. Brown said that the I/O technology will a significant component of the company's future chip designs, based on AMD's next-generation 64-bit processors, dubbed Opteron and Athlon processors.