Definition of chipset in English:



  • A collection of integrated circuits that form the set needed to make an electronic device such as a computer motherboard or portable telephone.

    • ‘The CD player chipsets support three-beam pick-up head models from eight leading manufacturers.’
    • ‘The chipset and motherboard are designed by Bechtolsheim's skunkworks team.’
    • ‘The builders are wondering whether any systems incorporating the chipset will fall between two price points.’
    • ‘All these facts mean that we will see more new chipsets with integrated graphics in the near future.’
    • ‘The current generation of chipsets and motherboards are tapped out as far as memory bandwidth goes.’
    • ‘Overall, we'll check out how well these chipsets would perform in a home computer.’
    • ‘It's unlikely that the CPU or the motherboard chipset will be the bottleneck in either case.’
    • ‘Unit pricing for complete chipsets will begin at $30 in sample quantities.’
    • ‘Save for a couple of annoying cases, the integrated chipsets rendered the scene well enough.’
    • ‘These let the device work with baseband chipsets without demanding special hardware signal processing algorithms.’
    • ‘This involved the more lucrative - in the short term, at least - option of manufacturing chipsets.’
    • ‘It took years before new games used features offered by the latest graphic chipsets.’
    • ‘This should make for better performance than competing chipsets which put each pair of installed modules on the same bus.’
    • ‘Anderson bet me that in five years time, there will be more 802.11 chipsets then there will be mobile phone chipsets.’
    • ‘Both chipsets are actually single chip designs that lower latency and reduce system cost.’
    • ‘Both chipsets feature integrated video as well as stand-alone AGP slots.’
    • ‘Dell is concerned that an instability within the chipset can cause the system to crash under heavy graphics load.’
    • ‘New chipsets will also enable the cost for separates to fall.’
    • ‘Modern motherboard chipsets will boot from a CD-ROM more easily than a floppy diskette.’
    • ‘The advanced properties will open and you should see a tab at the top listing the chipset of your video card.’