SiS Starts Mass Production, Delivery of Complete Line of PCI Express Chipsets

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Taipei – February 17, 2005 – Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) today announced that the SiS656, SiS649, and SiS756 PCI Express chipsets have entered mass production. Targeting several different markets, SiS‘ new product line, which includes chipsets for the Intel P4 and AMD64 platforms, provides a wide range of products for major manufacturers from the US, Europe, Japan and Taiwan. With its products are already found in motherboards, desktop computers and laptop computers worldwide, SiS continues to make its presence known with its PCI Express product line.


The SiS656, SiS649, and SiS756 chipsets are being adopted by at least 10 motherboard manufacturers. The successful design-win models to date include 26 motherboards, 23 desktop computers and 3 notebook computers.

At the present, two million PCI Express chipsets have already been shipped. Related end-products equipped with SiS PCI Express chipsets will officially be available on the market at the beginning of March, and consumers worldwide will be able to purchase and experience firsthand the new technological magic of SiS PCI Express.

According to information listed on PCI-SIG’s official website in February, the SiS656, SiS649, SiS756, and SiS965 chipsets have passed PCI-SIG’s PCI Express tests, and SiS remains Taiwan’s only chipset manufacturer to have received PCI-SIG certification.

* Key Specifications of Northbridge chipsets SiS656, SiS649, SiS756:

* Key Specifications of Southbridge chipset SiS965: