Re: Promise or VIA?
On Wednesday 22 September 2004 16:04, Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda wrote:
> A Dimecres 22 Setembre 2004 15:55, Ron Johnson va escriure:
> > On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 15:48 +0200, Leopold Palomo Avellaneda wrote:
> > > A Dimecres 22 Setembre 2004 15:38, Paul Brook va escriure:
> > > > On Wednesday 22 September 2004 14:11, Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda
> > > > wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > I don't understand one thing, if the controller is on the mainboard, no
> > > in a board connected to the pci bus, the information goes throught the
> > > pci BUS?
> > Having *sockets* isn't a requirement for being a bus.
> ??? Well, I have to admit that the my english isn't very good but I don't
> understand the answer. I'm talking about to have a HD connected to a
> controller integrated in the motherboard, not to a controller in a board
> connected to a PCI bus.
"integrated in the motherboard" just means it's soldered directly onto the
board (maybe combined with other chips), rather than sat on a plug-in board
in a socket.
From a logical and electrical point of view there's no real difference.