Chipset

The chipset is a set of electronic components in an integrated circuit that manages the data flow between the processor, memory and peripherals. This integrated circuit is known as a “Data Flow Management System”.

PC chipsets are designed by Intel and AMD but are found on motherboards from a variety of third-party vendors.

The Intel 810 Chipset included integrated 3D graphics (AGP) with video out, and supported a 100 MHz system bus.

Intel 810 Chipset

Read page 68 of the textbook “Exploring Computer Hardware”.