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ALi introduces M1689, single-chip core logic for 64-bit AMD processors

ALi introduced its new M1689 single-chip product being the core logic for AMD Hammer processors. It features AGP 8X, AC-Link controllers, the dual-channel Ultra-66/100/133 IDE, USB 2.0/1.1 (up to 8 ports), IO APIC, Ethernet 1/10/100 Mbps, SATA and HyperTransport.

M1689 specs are:

  • Supports AMD Opteron, Athlon 64, Mobile Athlon
  • AGP 3.0 (4x/8x), AGP 2.0 (1.5V, 1x/2x/4x)
  • HyperTransport I/O v1.05:
    • 16-bit downstream HTT and 8-bit upstream at 800MHz
    • Synchronization at 1600, 1200, 800, 400 MHz
    • Up to 3.2GB/s downstream and 1.6GB/s upstream throughput
  • PCI 2.3, PCI Power Management 1.1, supports up to 7 expansion slots, programmable PCIREQ# / PCIGNT# precedence
  • 7 programmable DMA channels, including 4 for 8-bit data and 3 for 16-bit data, 32-bit addressing
  • 8254-compliant timer, 3 multimedia timers, Legacy Monitor and Low Battery timers
  • Interrupt controller provides 14 programmable interrupt channels, IO-APIC support
  • ACPI and OS-level power management, CPU SMM Legacy Mode and SMI
  • PCI IDE for Ultra DMA 100/133 MB/s, LBA (>137GB), PIO Mode 4, Multiword DMA Mode 0,1,2
  • 1 x EHCI USB 2.0 controller and 3 x OHCI USB 1.1 controllers, HS (480Mbps), FS (12Mbps) and LS (1.5Mbps)
  • Low Pin Count (LPC Rev1.1) for up to 2 x LPC Master and 7 x DMA devices, supports TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
  • SMBus v2.0, supports SMBALERT#
  • PCI 2.3-compliant Plug-and-Play AC97 5.1-channel codec
  • 1/10/100Mbps Ethernet MAC, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, PCI 2.3, ACPI 2.0, supports WFM 2.0, 2KB for FIFO stack, half and full duplex
  • Serial ATA for SATA 1.0, up to 1.5Gbpsm 2 x independent DMA channels
  • TPM 1.2, PC 2001
  • 35x35mm form-factor, 748-pin BGA

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