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post #81 of (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 08:40 AM
KyadCK
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Quote: Originally Posted by ozlay View Post
Why not use IF to connect the chipset to the CPU? Instead of using pcie Lanes.
Backwards compatibility with X370/X470 probably. The reduced complexity of the IO/chipset dies would make it cheaper to produce as well.

The same can be asked of why Navi can not use IF to link to Ryzen 3 when they use it in Vega II Duo (84GB/s bi-directional link on that one btw).

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