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Hey there, I have been searching for hours on how a chipset works. Any one could enlighten me.

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Here's a quick overview:

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The northbridge has historically been one of the two chips in the core logic chipset on a PC motherboard, the other being the southbridge. Increasingly these functions have migrated to the CPU chip itself, beginning with memory and graphics controllers. For Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Fusion processors introduced in 2011, all of the functions of the northbridge reside on the CPU.[1] When a separate northbridge is employed in older Intel systems it is named memory controller hub (MCH) or integrated memory controller hub (IMCH) if equipped with an integrated VGA.
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