SiS announced SiS760 chipset for Athlon64

Posted on Monday, September 22 2003 @ 13:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
SiS announced a new Northbridge chipset for the Athlon64 platform, the SiS760. This chipset support DDR400, Serial ATA, 8 USB2.0 Controllers, ... It has integrated AC'97 sound, LAN and it has an integrated DirectX 8.1 compliant graphics solution. The SiS760 chipset supports both the AMD Athlon 64 and Opteron processors.

SiS964 will be coupled with SiS760 as the South Bridge Chipset, which integrated with Serial ATA high-speed transfer interface. The brand-new South Bridge Chipset SiS964 not only supports Dual-Channel parallel ATA, but also adds two independent Serial ATA150 connection ports, which offer storage devices with data transmission speed up to 150MB/sec. Other special features include 8 built-in USB2.0 ports, which meet the requirement for increasing peripheral device connections, full 5.1 channel surround sound, V.90 modem and Ethernet network. The SiS964 also supports Multiple RAID disk array modes, including RAID0, RAID1, and JBOD, which further enhance the stability and performance of the operating environment.

Mass production of the SiS760 will start this month.
More information about the SiS760 chipset can be found here

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