2004-05-27 SiS begins volume production of PCI Express-based south bridge chipsets, VIA and ALi to follow in 3Q

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2004-02-25 SiS 965 SiS south bridge succeeding SiS 964 with 2 ATA channels, 4 S-ATA channels and PCI Express support. Compatible with SiS648FX, SiS655FX, SiS755FX etc.
SiS 965L is similar, but limited to 10/100 Mb/s Ethernet and 2 S-ATA channels.

2004-03-18 SiS 756 Successor to SiS 755FX, adding PCI Express support. Supports HyperTransport at 1GHz. Uses the SiS 965 south bridge.

2004-04-13 ALi M1573 South Bridge with PCIe support for ATI north bridges.

2004-06-01 SiS 656 Pentium 4 chipset with PCI Express and dual DDR-II 667 support. Availability unclear, but 2005-Q1 likely.

2005-06-21 SiS 966 South bridge based on SiS 965, but with two added PCI Express x1 ports for a total of four and Azalia audio.

2005-10-21 Via VT8251 Successor to VT8237, but adding PCI Express support. (May be based on the canceled VT8239.)

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