SiS launches chipsets for Socket AM2

Posted on Tuesday, May 30 2006 @ 04:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) is enthusiastic about working with AMD to help develop and support socket AM2 platforms. SiS and AMD value cooperation and the ability to work together on innovative technologies while building a close relationship. SiS is now poised to release a full line of solutions for the socket AM2 platform.

SiS proudly introduces its newly-released socket AM2 solutions supporting AMD Athlon 64 and AMD Sempron processors, including the AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 and AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ dual-core processors. Socket AM2 processors provide full support for advanced dual-channel DDR2 memory, to effectively enhance memory efficiency, to increase memory bandwidth and to enhance overall system performance. SiS’ latest chipsets for socket AM2: SiS756 and SiS761GX, represent the latest chipset offerings from SiS for desktop on AMD-processor based platforms.

SiS756 and SiS761GX chipsets fully support AMD Athlon 64 FX dual-core processors, AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors, AMD Athlon 64, and AMD Sempron processors. SiS756 is currently the most high-end desktop chipset from SiS for the AMD64 platform, while the integrated SiS761GX chipset includes the advanced MirageTM1 graphics core with software support for Microsoft’s DirectX 9.


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