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Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Release Date: 23 Oct 2000
The VLSI Pentium(r) CPU to PCI bridge helps designers add more PCI devices as well as more PCI option card slots. It is designed for PCI Express connectivity. It also enables the host systems. These are most often associated with Intel. The PCI bridge is specifically for embedded application. This helps the user increase the throughput of the data either through an extensive server or a workstation. The 41210 transparent bridge helps provide the developers with highly effective as well as convenient bridging solution. Also, the 41210 can provide two PCI-X 133 MHz going downstream bus segments which are for high bandwidths or 1Gbs per segment for data-transfer capability or for high-density/multi device attach HBAs as well as addition in cards that run at PCI-X and also on PCI speeds. Intel which is the manufacturer of VLSI Pentium(r) CPU to PCI bridge offers both transparent and non-transparent PCI bridges.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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It allows independent mapping of all the primary and secondary bus address spaces which is a key benefit when a user is developing intelligent subsystems within separate memory maps. The Intel Corporation recently added another PCI bridge which is the Intel 31154 PCI-X Bridge which runs at a speed of 133 MHz and 64-bits wide. It is able to provide high performance parallel PCI bus also for high performance applications. Also, an additional optimization is the Intel 31154 which is capable of delivering any significant improvement in the bus performance compared to the convetional PCI bus which is 32-bit, 33 MHz. The Intel PCI bridge has developmental boards, application notes as well as thorough documentation which are available to support the users of any PCI application making use of the Intel PCI bridges. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and VLSI Pentium(r) CPU to PCI bridge errors before installing any driver updates.