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chipset

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

chipset

[′chip‚set]
(computer science)
A number of integrated circuits, packaged as one unit, which perform one or more related functions.

chipset

A 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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With powerful onboard DirectX 9 graphics and rich multimedia functionality, RADEON XPRESS 200 provides the P5RD1-V with a flexible, high performance chipset for home PCs and media center platforms.
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The Intel 820E Chipset features a new I/O Controller Hub (ICH2) for greater system performance and flexibility.