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1. a highly integrated circuit on the motherboard of a computer that controls many of its data transfer functions
2. Computing the main processing circuitry on many video cards
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A number of integrated circuits, packaged as one unit, which perform one or more related functions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
chipsetA group of chips designed to work as a unit. For example, a PC chipset provides the electronic interfaces between all the computer's subsystems (see PC chipset). A modem chipset contains all the necessary circuits for transmitting and receiving.
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