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SiS Announces Full Line Of Chipsets For AMD Socket AM2 Processors

Silicon Integrated Systems announced today a full line of chipsets to support the latest AMD socket AM2 processors.

These latest chipsets for AMD Socket AM2 include two desktop: SiS756 and SiS761GX; and four mobile: SiS756, SiSM760, SiSM761GX and SiSM760GX. The AMD socket AM2 is slated to fully replace AMD’s current socket 939 and socket 754, and will be available on the second quarter of 2006. AMD Socket AM2 processors provides full support for advanced DDR2 memory and dual-channel technology.

The new SiS desktop chipsets, SiS756 and SiS761GX, support Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core CPUs as well as the Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64, Sempron and Opteron processors. SiS756 is currently the highest-end desktop chipset of SiS with AMD64 and PCI Express x16 support, while the integrated SiS761GX chipset includes the advanced Mirage1 graphics core with software support for DirectX 9.

The mobile chipsets - SiS756, SiSM760, SiSM761GX and SiSM760GX - support AMD socket S1/AM2 mobile processors. These chipsets also support the AMD Turion 64, Mobile Athlon 64 and Mobile Sempron CPUs.

The new generation AMD Socket AM2 CPUs include an embedded DDR2 memory controller that supports up to 333 MHz DDR2-667 memory and dual channel technology. AMD Socket AM2 processors include the Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 and Sempron series CPUs.

Platform Desktop Notebook
Chipset Model SiS756 SiS761GX SiS756 SiSM760 SiSM761GX SiSM760GX
AMD Socket AM2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PCI Express x16 Yes Yes Yes - Yes -
Integrated Graphics Core - Mirage1 - Mirage2 Mirage1 Mirage2
HyperStreaming Technology Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MuTIOL 1G Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Source: Silicon Integrated Systems

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