SiS Chipsets For AMD Socket AM2

SiS releases of a full line of chipsets to support the latest AMD socket AM2 processors. These latest chipsets for AMD Socket AM2 covers the full spectrum of desktop and mobile platforms, with two new chipsets for desktop platform: SiS756 and SiS761GX; and four for mobile solution: 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, effectively increasing memory working frequency and bandwidth, and thereby considerably enhancing overall system performance.

Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) announced today the company releases of a
full line of chipsets to support the latest AMD socket AM2 processors. The move
yet again demonstrates SiS’ abilities as an industry leader in technology
development and cements the company’s future market position.

These latest chipsets for AMD Socket AM2 covers the full spectrum of desktop
and mobile platforms, with two new chipsets for desktop platform: SiS756 and
SiS761GX; and four for mobile solution: 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, effectively increasing memory working frequency and
bandwidth, and thereby considerably enhancing overall system performance.

SiS and AMD have built a strong and long-lasting strategic partnership. The
new SiS desktop chipsets, SiS756 and SiS761GX, support AthlonTM 64 X2 Dual-Core
CPUs as well as the AthlonTM 64 FX, AthlonTM 64, SempronTM and OpteronTM
processors. SiS756 is currently the most high-end desktop chipset of SiS with
AMD64 and PCI Express x16 support, while the integrated SiS761GX chipset
includes the advanced MirageTM1 graphics core with software support for DirectX
9.

SiS also presents a series of chipsets for mobile platform, including the
SiS756, SiSM760, SiSM761GX and SiSM760GX to support AMD socket S1/AM2 mobile
processors. These chipsets also support the AMD TurionTM 64, Mobile AthlonTM 64
and Mobile SempronTM CPUs.

SiS leads the industry once again with the announcement of supporting AMD
Socket AM2 CP2, which highlights the extreme compatibility and flexibility of
SiS’ experience in chipset design. This announcement paves the way for the new
generation of AMD processors and provides a wide range of options and product
flexibility for consumers.

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 AthlonTM 64 X2, AthlonTM 64
FX, AthlonTM 64 and SempronTM series CPUs.

SiS chipset specifications:

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


MirageTM 1


MirageTM 2


MirageTM 1


MirageTM 2

HyperStreamingTM
Technology

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

MuTIOL® 1G

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

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