ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 Overview
The ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 chipset for Intel processors delivers amazing graphics, superior connectivity and secure data management for notebook PCs for home or business. With powerful integrated ATI Radeon™ graphics, this chipset is ideal for digital entertainment and 3D gaming for the home, or perfect for running graphics-intensive commercial or multimedia applications at the office. Coupled with any of the latest Intel processors and ATI SB600 southbridge, the ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 chipset completes the platform for a new level of performance on a mainstream Intel system.
Ready for Windows Vista™
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 delivers the most cost-effective Windows Vista ready chipset platform. With the addition of ATI Mobility Radeon™ discrete graphics, this chipset handles Vista's new graphically intense Aero interface with ease, and stands up to even the most demanding multitasking environments, delivering a Premium Windows Vista experience.
The digital home entertainment solution
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 offers full support for Microsoft® Windows® Media Center Edition, making your notebook PC a complete Multimedia Center whether at home or on the road. It is the ideal processor for media-intensive tasks, digital content creation, viewing, and editing.
Full support for Intel technologies and features
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 delivers full support for advanced Intel technologies enabling enhanced system flexibility and longevity. Support for Intel's Hyper-Threading™ technology increases system performance under demanding loads, and Execute Disable (XD) support protects against many common viruses. Excessive power consumption, fan noise, and heat are reduced with Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology (EIST) support. An Intel-based notebook with ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 chipset delivers the ideal balance of performance, expandability, and reliability.
Universal connectivity for the home and office
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 has support for advanced PCI Express-based Gigabit Ethernet eliminating connectivity barriers. The integrated Serial ATA controller facilitates high-speed data transfers for each of 4 ports and allows easier hard drive upgrades and expansion for new SATA optical storage drives. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 support connects digital cameras, CD drives, DVD burners, scanners, printers, and more. ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 enables multiple layers of workspace and dual-display management.
Longer Battery Life
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 offers PowerPlay 5.0 functionality that continuously monitors the workload on your notebook and automatically adjusts settings to optimize battery life. You can browse the web, or view a full-length DVD movie without searching for a power outlet. Dynamic Lane Count Switching (DLCS) can reduce GPU power consumption by up to 30 per cent by adjusting power on-the-fly.