SiS launches its PCI Express chipset

Posted on Wednesday, June 02 2004 @ 23:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
SiS today announced the SiS656 chipset which supports PCI Express and DDR2-667MHz.

SiS656 Northbridge Chip:
Host Interface
- Support Intel Pentium® 4 800/533/400MHz Front-Side Bus CPU
- Support Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
High Performance Dual DDR2/DDR Memory Controller
- Support Dual DDR-400/333/266, Delivering up to 6.4GB/s Bandwidth
- Support Dual DDR2-667/533/400, Delivering up to 10.6GB/s Bandwidth
- Support up to 1GB per DIMM, Total 4 DIMMs
Support PCI-Express X16 Graphic Port
MuTIOL® 1G Delivering 1GB/s Bandwidth
- Proprietary Interconnect between SiS656 and SiS965
- Bi-Directional 16-bit Data Bus at 533MHz Operating Frequency
Support proprietary Advanced HyperStreaming™ Technology

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