Installing ActiveArmor can cause BSODs for users of certain software, especially peer-to-peer file sharing applications. Your readers sincerely appreciate you avoiding the serious questions and problems. The Ultra version contains all of the features of the nForcex version with the addition of: Driver updates were also found to be unsuccessful. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Single-drive Iometer performance IOMeter will allow us to put some stress on these chipsets’ implementations of Native Command Queuing. All of NVIDIA’s competitors have opted for two-chip configurations that will allow them to swap in new north or south bridge chips independently.

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NVIDIA: New nForce4 Chipsets

Log in Don’t have an account? I seriously doubt you have, as you would have encountered some type of problem by now. Because the Athlon 64 and AMD’s other K8-class processors, including the Opteron and some Semprons has its own nfroce4 controller onboard, the single-chip approach works here.

The ActiveArmor hardware firewall is nearly non-functional, with many unsolved bugs and potentially serious instability issues. This can theoretically double framerates by splitting work between the two GPUs. Nvidia offers nForce4 chipset driver downloads for NT-based Windows versions from up to and including Vista in the “Legacy” product type category on their download page. Chipsets Previous page Next page.


NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra

All in all, this is an impressive performance by the nForce4’s disk controller, at least in a single-drive configuration. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture.

About us Privacy policy Mailing list Chipseg. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chipswt have more to say about SLI in a separate article shortly. It is also available for Intel processors, whereby it provides 40 PCI-Express lanes, which can be divided over 9 slots.

NCQ replicates the sort of smart algorithms that have long been built into SCSI disk controllers on high-end server and workstation computers. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

Customize The Tech Report Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Nvidia have stated that they do not consider the to be an enthusiast because it is older processor, and as such will not be enabling support for it. A jumper bank must be altered to set these options. ActiveArmor also has a high probability of causing corruption of file downloads. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The nForce4 is cnipset motherboard chipset released by Nvidia in October, A block diagram of the nForce4.

NVIDIA says they don’t issue queued commands at low queue depths because doing so adds unwanted overhead and negatively impacts performance. Comparison of Nvidia chipsets. This section needs additional citations for verification.


The two chips are connected via the HyperTransport link. On a standard non x16 nForce4 SLI motherboard, the system can be configured to provide an x16 slot for one graphics xhipset or twin x8 slots for the SLI configuration.

NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra

If you have done any these things, you haven’t reported them to us. However, there is chipste official support for Windows 7 or newer, but win7 has built in driver for nforce6 chipset which is very similar. Installing ActiveArmor can cause BSODs for users of certain software, especially peer-to-peer file sharing applications. This solution provides 38 PCI-Express lanes in total, and can be divided ndorce4 7 slots. Dell returns to the stock market after six years.

The question is, do all of the marketers’ talking points add up to superior performance?

Driver updates were also found to be unsuccessful. By queuing up read and write commands and reordering them opportunistically, NCQ is able to minimize some of the effects of the relatively high head seek times at least in computer terms of hard disk drives.