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  Chipset - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A chipset is a group of integrated circuits ("chips") that are designed to work together, and are usually marketed as a single product.
In computing, the term chipset is commonly used to refer to the specialized motherboard chips on a computer or expansion card.
The term "chipset" was also widely used in the 1980s and 1990s for the custom audio and graphics chips in home computers, games consoles and arcade game hardware of the time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chipset   (194 words)

 The PC Technology Guide
A chipset or "PCIset" is a group of microcircuits that orchestrate the flow of data to and from key components of a PC.
The chipset also controls data flow to and from hard disks, and other devices connected to the IDE channels.
However, the new PCI chipsets" potential performance improvements will only be realised when used in conjunction with BIOSes capable of taking full advantage of the new technologies on offer.
www.pctechguide.com /27chipsets.htm   (425 words)

 What does your Chipset actually do?
Because of the amount of data that goes through the chipset it is important that the chipset is up to speed.
A slow chipset can be as damaging to your systems overall speed as a slow CPU or slow memory.
The chipset does not alter the speed of the transmission it is 66Mhz (AGP standard).
www.pantherproducts.co.uk /Articles/Motherboard/chipset.shtml   (653 words)

 What is chipset? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
For example, one chipset may provide the basic functions of a modem while another provides the CPU functions for a computer.
In some cases, older chipsets that required two or more physical chips can be replaced with a chipset on one chip.
Discusses some of the more common chipsets used for various processor families and contrasts some of the more popular Intel chipsets in terms of their various strengths and weaknesses.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/c/chipset.html   (612 words)

 Chipset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The chips in the chipset are referred to as bridges, because they bridge the components together and ensure that the data flow is directed to the proper place.
The better chipsets are those that can handle data the fastest and most efficiently.
Below is a picture of both of the chipsets on the motherboard.
www.kids-online.net /learn/clickjr/details/chip.html   (286 words)

 BlueSmoke - Review : Intel 845G Chipset
The older Celeron was accompanied by the i810 chipset, which quite frankly featured sub-par performance compared to the i815 or even the old faithful 440BX.
By far, that title belongs to the cores that are integrated into chipsets, which is why both ATI and nVIDIA are scrambling to the market with their respective integrated chipset solutions.
Both chipsets are duplicates of the 845E, except that the 845G features Intel's integrated Extreme Graphics while the 845GL is a crippled 845G, lacking an AGP slot and support for the new quad-pumped 533MHz FSB.
www.bluesmoke.net /viewArticle.cgi?id=r54   (497 words)

 Intel® 855 Chipset Family
The Intel®; 855 chipset family is part of Intel®; Centrino® Mobile Technology and is designed to deliver breakthrough performance at lower power.
The Intel®; 855GM Chipset graphics memory controller hub (GMCH-M) is a highly integrated mobile chipset solution that has been optimized to support the Intel®; Pentium®; M processor, high speed DDR memory and a Hub interface to ICH4-M. In addition to this, the Intel 855GM chipset provides integrated graphics capabilities.
The Intel®; 855PM Chipset memory controller hub (MCH-M) is a mobile chipset solution that has been optimized to support the Intel®; Pentium®; M processor, high speed DDR memory and a Hub interface to ICH4-M. This chipset has an AGP 4X interface and provides flexible support for high performance discrete graphics solutions.
developer.intel.com /design/chipsets/mobile/855_fam.htm   (168 words)

 SiS748 Chipset Review
There was just one difference between the chipsets: the 733 didn't have the DDR SDRAM support, though the actual difference is in the marking.
I can't say these chipsets were popular (I don't remember any boards based on the 733), but there were some solutions even from Chaintech, not to mention SiS partner ECS.
The chipset is based on the classical dual-bridge scheme.
www.digit-life.com /articles2/roundupmobo/sis748-chipset.html   (1246 words)

 SiS735 - a chipset with DDR SDRAM support for SocketA systems
The SiS chipset differs from other chipsets, as you know, in an untraditional approach: a north and a south bridges are combined in one chip.
On the other hand, the boards based on the chipsets with SDRAM support were tested at the minimal timings, because it is not difficult to find PC133 memory working with the minimal timings, and as for the DDR, today one can get only CAS2.5 modules impossible to overclock or without a possibility to decrease latencies.
The chipsets with the SDRAM memory are working at the maximum performance level they are capable of, and the DDR ones have still some reserve.
www.digit-life.com /articles/sis735   (2947 words)

 Chipset Shootout
For the Intel P6 platform, we have the old mainstay BX chipset represented by the Abit BE6-II motherboard.
Representing Intel's 820 chipset is the Aopen AX6C motherboard.
The final P6 chipset represented here is VIA's Apollo Pro133A with the motherboard representative coming from MSI and their MS-6309.
firingsquad.com /hardware/chipset2   (498 words)

 Chipsets Today and Tomorrow -- Feature by ExtremeTech
Traditionally, chipset companies have been based out of Taiwan, and during the late 80's there were about a dozen separate chipset manufacturers.
The 430 LX "Mercury" chipset was the first official chipset from Intel, and it was quickly snapped up by OEMs all over the world.
None of the three remaining chipset companies had the R&D advantages Intel did, and even if they pooled their resources they could not touch what Intel could do in terms of money.
www.extremetech.com /article2/0,1697,1845537,00.asp   (736 words)

 Identifying Your Modem Chipset
Once you know the chipset, you are able to determine what commands are used to control the modem; and, how you go about upgrading the modem without needing to find your specific brand and model.
In addition, some modem vendors - including Cirrus - have used the TI chipset in their own design with independent (non 3Com/USR) firmware resulting in different performance and AT command set.
You may also get clues as to who made your modem - and in turn what kind it might be - by checking the FCC ID # and entering it on my Who Made My Modem page.
modemsite.com /56k/chipset.asp   (651 words)

 SiS 655FX Chipset : HotHardware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
By now you all know the drill, Intel or AMD release a new chipset for their processor platform and the other third party manufacturers, like VIA, NVIDIA, ALi, and SiS, are soon to follow.
Their latest incarnation is a potent package, challenging the Intel 865/875 family chipsets in an effort to offer some competition in both price points and features.
The latest SiS Chipset is a combination of two components, the SiS655FX Northbridge and the SiS964 Southbridge.
www.hothardware.com /viewarticle.cfm?articleid=162&catid=3   (649 words)

 Chipset Specs
Yeah, I know, there are waaaay too many defunct and moldy chipset charts around, but nobody seemed to address the cacheability thing; which is what this page originally started out as.
Because certain chipsets share the same bus (notably the P6 bus), there may be some overlap of processors.
Within each group the chipsets are listed in rough chronological order.
users.rcn.com /chare/chipsets.htm   (87 words)

 The CGI Book
Chipset specifications are usually dubbed in the specifications of a motherboard.
VIA MVP4: a newer chipset oriented towards integrated peripherals (the linux support of these integrated peripherals is being worked on, but you are likely to spend some time before everything works).
Read the characteristics of the chipset, paying attention to the ECC support, maximum amount of cacheable memory, the bus speed, and the memory speed and type (which better be PC100 or PC133 SDRAM, not Rambus RDRAM).
www.math.sunysb.edu /~comech/tools/CheapBox.html   (7000 words)

 Intel® 815EP Chipset
With the Intel®; 815EP chipset, Intel delivers an external graphics solution for PC133/100 SDRAM platforms with all the performance, innovative features and proven reliability of the Intel®; 815 Chipset Family.
Pin-to-pin compatible with the Intel®; 815E chipset, the 815EP chipset
The 815EP chipset may contain design defects or errors known as errata which may cause the product to deviate from published specifications.
www.intel.com /design/chipsets/815ep   (351 words)

 X-bit labs - Articles
We compared the performance of the new Intel chipsets when they work with the memory of various types against that of the previous generation Intel chipsets also working with different types of system memory.
VIA KT880 chipset with the dual-channel memory proves the fact that Athlon XP shouldn’t be pushed into oblivion yet.
We previewed the upcoming Springdale chipsets from Intel and the new 800MHz bus, which are to be introduced within a couple of months.
www.xbitlabs.com /articles/chipsets   (1246 words)

 Everything You Need to Know About Chipsets | Hardware Secrets
Chipset is the name given to the set of chips (hence its name) used on a motherboard.
With the use of bridges chipsets could be better standardized, and we will explain the role of these chips on the next pages.
A common confusion is to mix the chipset manufacturer with the motherboard manufacturer.
www.hardwaresecrets.com /article/191   (698 words)

 PC Perspective - ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 Chipset Preview
While not ATI's first venture into the world of chipsets by any stretch, it may come as a surprise to many of you that they are indeed a chipset vendor.
The 200P is the enthusiast-aimed chipset with overclocking features while the 200 will offer these same features with the addition of an integrated graphics core on the north bridge.
The performance of the ATI XPRESS 200 chipset is nearly as we'd expect, with the only anomoly coming with the disk usage in the Winstone benchmark, which pushes the results behind the other AMD results.
www.pcper.com /article.php?aid=88&type=expert   (564 words)

 PC Perspective - News
This is an interesting turn of events; due to Intel's recent chipset shortage, Intel has started buying RC410 chipsets from ATI in order to fill in the gaps in their 915 chipset market.
This successful partnership resulted in leading chipset support for the AMD Athlon™ processor family and, as AMD processors continued to gain momentum in consumer and enterprise markets, the AMD64 platform, which was launched in 2003 for 32- and 64-bit computing.
The VIA K8T890 chipset is designed to fully accommodate the increased multimedia demands being placed on the PC through applications such as high definition video creation, multistreaming audio and the latest 3D game engines that require ever-increasing levels of system bandwidth.
www.pcper.com /news.php?s=3   (8383 words)

 One2surf - Product Labs - Reviews November 2000 - Inside the new AMD-760 Chipset
The AMD-760 chipset has additional features which clearly make it stand out from the crowd; Ultra-DMA 100 support with downward compatibility for all existing Ultra-DMA 33/66 devices such as CD-ROMs, DVD-ROM, with total support for high-bandwidth Ultra-DMA 100 devices allowing peak transfer rates, without the normal bottleneck found in older devices.
Increasing the FSB was a natural progression once the new DDR support was included, along with 4x AGP and Ultra-DMA 100 the obvious bottlenecks have been removed for a top-notch performance based platform.
We analysis the new DDR SDRAM and the AMD-760 chipset combination to establish, whether this will be the platform for 2001.
www.one2surf.co.uk /enduser/productlabs/reviews/nov_00/amd760   (241 words)

 Definition of Chipset
This term is used to describe the architecture of an integrated circuit.
For example, the chipset of a modem card would be much different than the chipset of a computer's CPU.
Though there are many different types of chipsets that reside in today's computer hardware, the average user does not need to know much about them.
www.sharpened.net /glossary/definition.php?chipset   (83 words)

 Your PC's Second Most Important Silicon: The Chipset
One manufacturer, Nvidia Corp., prefers the term "platform processor" to "chipset." It's marketing jargon that makes sense, in that a chipset determines a motherboard's and hence computer's capabilities -- everything from what kinds of peripherals you can plug into it to what kinds of CPU and memory it can use.
A chipset's functions are divided into two groups, which are usually handled by two chips -- the Northbridge and Southbridge, which you can think of as "inner" and "outer" or adjacent to the CPU and peripherals, respectively.
It also has obvious disadvantages, such as the need to create a totally new chipset design just to add one new Southbridge feature (upgrading from USB 1.1 to USB 2.0 support, for instance).
www.cpuplanet.com /features/article.php/1490831   (388 words)

 ESS Chipset
The modem can be made to work by setting a system date earlier than 21-Feb-01; ESS has released a patch and established a toll-free number for assistance with this problem.
Archtek has Windows 2000 drivers for the ESS chipset as well as Win95/98/NT.
Most of the vendors that make modems with these chipsets also make other models using other chipsets.
modemsite.com /56k/ess.asp   (436 words)

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 X-bit labs - Hardware news - ATI’s Chipsets for AMD64 with DirectX 9 Graphics Uncovered.
The chipset will have Unified Memory Architecture for its graphics core, therefore, do not expect its integrated DX9 RADEON logic to offer you stunning speed in demanding DirectX 9.0 applications.
There are other chipset companies hinting at SMA (Shared Memory Architecture) aka UMA (Unified Memory Architecture) in their next-generation chipsets with integrated graphics for Athlon 64 and 64 FX microprocessors.
Speaking about integrated chipsets, particularly about core-logic for mobile computers at the Merrill Lynch Hardware Heaven Technology Conference in early May 2003, Mr.
www.xbitlabs.com /news/chipsets/display/20031128185913.html   (667 words)

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