9/28/2000: ANOTHER TWO chipsets of ROUTE, both with integrated video
ROUTE is still determined to clean definitely Intel out as the producer of chipsets number one on a global scale, and takes way of obtaining it. Now, as a result in his agreements with the graphic company S3, it extracts to the market two chipsets with integrated video, what lows the price of the cost of the PC.
The first one is the ProSavage KM133, one chipset for mikes AMD (Athlon or Duron) based on three successful products: the chipset ROUTE Apollo KT133 and the graphic chips S3 Savage4 (for the part 3D) and Savage2000 (for 2D). It uses memory of the team to save in costs, supports up to 2 memory GB, TIES 100, 4 ports USB, audio, modem and network integrated... and the most important thing: also a groove optional AGP to be able to extend the graphic paragraph in the future.
Another innovation, under the name of Twister, is a chipset for portable with mikes Intel. Really, his characteristics are almost identical to those of the chipset for AMD, but changing the basic design of the chipset into that of the ROUTE PM133A for mikes Intel. His principal advantage resides in his scarce consumption and exact cost, to the being an integrated solution.
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