SiS presents full lineup of Windows Vista chipsets

Posted on Saturday, Mar 17 2007 @ 04:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Earlier this week SiS announced at CeBIT that it now has a full range of chipsets capable of running Windows Vista. The SiS672FX series, SiS671FX series, and SiS771 series chipsets are SiS special innovations. They are designed for optimum compatibility with Windows Vista, and support mobile PCs and desktop PCs platforms. All of these chipsets have received certification from Microsoft. At CeBIT this year, SiS will introduce its full product line of chipsets for powering Windows Vista.

For Intel platform, SiS presents SiS672FX, SiS672, SiSM672MX, SiS671FX, SiS671, SiS671DX, and SiSM671MX chipsets; for AMD platform, SiS unveils the SiS771 chipset. Visitors can personally experience the impressive and excellent performance of systems provided by SiS chipsets at the world's largest IT trade fair. With SiS high-end Mirage 3+ graphics engine, high quality digital entertainment experiences can be explored thoroughly. Customers will be able to enjoy TV shows, movies, photos, games, and more on either Intel or AMD platforms.

In the live-demo section at CeBIT, the SiS672FX/SiS968, SiS672/SiS968, and SiSM672MX/SiS968 chipsets for Intel platforms will be on display; also, the SiS771/SiS968 chipsets for AMD platform will be presented. All of the platforms will be running Windows Vista. With SiS Mirageā„¢3+ graphics engine, the SiS672FX, SiS672, SiSM672MX, and SiS771 chipsets support DirectX9. Also, the Mirage 3+ graphics engine is integrated with Pixel Shader 2.0, Texture Pipelines, Texture Filtering and Cubic Mapping Technologies to enhance the performance of the 2D and 3D graphics. Combining with the equipped media player and SiS Real Video technology, the video quality can be performed perfectly whenever you are watching TV shows, VCD, DVD, or pictures. In addition, SiS chipsets enhance the security and reliability of the systems when users are surfing the internet, emailing, using instant messenger, and editing documents using Windows Vista.

In the Mobile platform live-demo section, SiS also focuses on customers' NB PCs which adopt SiS' latest Windows Vista ready chipsets. The SiS671DX/SiS968 chipsets are adopted by in Asus F5V; the SiSM671MX/SiS968 chipsets are adopted by Clevo M720S.

In static motherboard section, SiS showcased full range of motherboards aiming to fulfill different customers' requirements. On display are SiS672FX-based motherboards from Asrock, ECS, Foxconn, Gigabyte, MSI, and USI. There is one SiS672-based motherboard from Asus, and the SiS671FX-based motherboards from Asus, ECS, Foxconn, Gigabyte, MSI, PC Partner, PCchips, and USI, will also be displayed. The SiS671-based motherboards from Axper and MSI and the SiS671DX-based motherboard from Gigabyte will be presented in static MB display section. All of the above-mentioned motherboards are compatible with Windows Vista which enable a more efficient search engine for more secure web surfing, better graphics performance, and higher integrated media functions.

The release of Windows Vista pushes forward the development of the PC industry. Such a breakthrough results in the rapid changes of computer hardware, which mostly refers to desktop PCs, notebook PCs, and motherboards. SiS, with 20 years' experience in developing PC chipsets, will present its achievements to visitors from all over the world. In the meantime, SiS will enable visitors to enter a new era of Windows Vista.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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