Camino egg on face to be wiped away by i840?

...it's no yolk

If you were a major chip manufacturer with a problem chipset, you might like to have something on the back burner to take its place. And as luck would have it, Chizilla is in just such a position. Camino may have deposited a lot of egg on Intel's corporate face, but the Great Satan of Chips appears to have the luck of the devil in that the i840 workstation chipset is just around the corner and actually works. While the 840 is aimed at the workstation market, with support for AGP4X and dual channel Rambus, what's to stop a cut down version finding a home in more lowly PCs? Chipzilla is claiming (hoping) that the i820 problems can be resolved without modifying the silicon. If it can't, the clever money's on the 820 being airbrushed out of history in favour of i840 lite…®

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