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Sources close to IDT said today that it will create a version of its Winchip2 using the 370 pin socket first developed by Intel. That adds IDT to Cyrix and Rise, who have already said they will create their chips in the pin factor. The source said that Cyrix and IDT will produce a "pin for pin" version of the chip, making things simpler for motherboard manufacturers. This means the effective demise of the Super Seven socket but with one exception, AMD. AMD insists it is still committed to the Super Seven Socket and since we first broke the first of the S370s stories at the end of last year, it has insisted it is sticking with it. Except, of course for the K7 which is an Alpha Slot A.... ®

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