SiS’ newest southbridge chipset, the SiS965, was designed with the latest market trends in mind, featuring support for next generation technologies that are redefining the PC industry. The SiS965 comes complete with support for PCI Express, which makes it ideal for connecting high-speed peripheral devices for multimedia applications, as well as a Gigabit Ethernet MAC.
The SiS965 features a Gigabit Ethernet MAC built into the chip. With this architecture, not only are costs saved, but also 2 Gigabit Ethernet connections can be enabled from Gigabit Ethernet MAC and external PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet card, giving customers more flexibility.
This feature gives customers more options in adopting the advantages of high-speed Ethernet connections. Gigabit Ethernet promises to revolutionize the world of data transmission. New multimedia applications that will benefit from Gigabit Ethernet include downloadable movie, television and music services which connect through the Internet, bypassing traditional methods of delivery.
With the SiS965 Giga MAC, users and vendors alike will benefit enormously from the implementation of next-generation Ethernet technology in a cost effective and high performance chip architecture:
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