ALi annuncia due nuove soluzioni chipset per notebook
Con il seguente comunicato stampa ALi annuncia la realizzazione di nuove soluzioni chipset per la nuova serie di sistemi portatili Joybook by BenQ. Si tratta dei due chipset M1681-M1563 e M1671-M1535+.
"TAIPEI, TAIWAN, November 28, 2002 - ALi Corporation today proudly embarks the latest Intel® Pentium® 4 chipset solutions - M1681 plus M1563 and M1671 plus M1535+ into BenQ's revolutionary Digital Hub Joybook 3000 and Joybook 8000 respectively.
ALi M1681's main attributes include support for Intel Pentium 4 processor bus speed up to 533 MHz, DDR400/333/266 memory including previous generation of PC-133 , and industry high-end 3D graphics up to AGP 8X. M1681 is recognized as an optimal solution amongst mainstream PC Desktop and Mobile OEM manufacturers.
"The launching of Joybook 3000 and Joybook 8000 is deemed as an enormous milestone for BenQ," according to Mr. Peter Chen, BenQ's president of Digital Media Business Division. "The incorporation of ALi's M1681 and M1671 chipset solutions facilitated the development of BenQ's Digital Hub. The product alliance redefines the joy of PC Mobile and Entertainment experience by providing a notebook pure in style yet the power of plug n' play Q-Media."
"ALi is honored to be chosen as BenQ preferred supplier to power their new Joybook 3000 and Joybook 8000,"said Dr. Wu, president of ALi Corporation. "This collaboration effort to provide exceptional solutions for the Digital, Entertainment and Information realm can only mean greater value for customers. ALi in-depth PC core logic expertise has once again been proven by BenQ's selection of M1681 and M1563, the innovative solution supporting Pentium 4 platforms."
ALi's M1681 is complemented with the powerful M1563 HyperTransport data link bus south bridge to enable lightning transfer rate of 1.6GB/sec. M1563 supports six USB 2.0 ports, two Ultra 100/133 IDE Master controller channels, six PCI masters, 1/10/100 fast Ethernet MAC controller, AC'97 link, flash media interface such as Memory Stick and SD (Secure Digital). M1681's advanced features, offer system designers design flexibility yet cost-effective solution.
The combination of M1681 plus M1563 redefines data rate flow between north and south bridges to accommodate the ever-increasing processor speed, higher clock rate, faster DDR memories, and intense peripheral bandwidth requirements to maximize Intel Pentium 4's efficiency."