DDR chipsets were first made available early this year by companies like ALi and AMD. The initial response to motherboards based on these platforms were not very positive but over time, the technology matured and now we had some powerful new toys to play with. The major benefit of using the ALi MAGiK1 chipset over AMD's 760 is the fact that it's considerably cheaper but in most cases cannot compare in terms of performance.
A couple months after the release of these two chipsets, VIA officially announced the successor to it's best selling KT133 chipset, the KT266 (VT8366). VIA seemed to have bridged the gap between low cost and high performance which now gives them one of the most attractive Socket-A chipset for motherboard manufacturers to use.
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