- Mar 04, 2017-

Chipset (Chipset) is a core part of the Board, determines the function of this Board, which affects the performance of the entire computer system. In accordance with different arrangement on the motherboard, usually divided into the Northbridge and southbridge chip. North bridge chips on the CPU type and speed, memory type, and maximum capacity, ISA/PCI/AGP slots, ECC error correction support. South Bridge chip providing for KBC (keyboard), RTC (real time clock controller), USB (universal serial bus), Ultra DMA/33 (66) EIDE transmission mode and ACPI (advanced power management) support. Northbridge plays a dominant role, also called main (Host Bridge).

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