Tech Specs.


NVIDIA nForce3 Go120 Specifications:

Single-Chip Solution

  • 22mm x 22mm Full Ball Grid Array (FBGA) package
  • Simplifies board layout and maximizes real estate efficiency

Power Management

  • Full support for Transmeta LongRun™ technology
  • ACPI 2.0 compliant
    • Support for ACPI C3 and C4 state
  • Support for dynamic frequency scaling
  • Ability to run at different core voltage levels
  • Low-power 0.15 micron process

NVIDIA Networking Technology

  • Integrated 10/100 Mbps IEEE 802.3 compliant NVIDIA MAC
  • Hardware-based support for unicast, multicast, and broadcast addresses
  • Wake-on-LAN support
  • Auto-negotiation "plus"
  • Traffic prioritization/VLAN tagging, IEEE 802.1p/Q
  • Alert Standard Format (ASF) compatible
  • Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE, network boot)

Fast Ultra ATA-133 Disk Drive Controllers

  • Each interface supports two devices, for a total of four devices
  • Supports UltraDMA modes 6-0 (UltraDMA 33/66/100/133)
  • Industry-standard PCI bus master IDE register set

AGP Interface

  • Supports AGP2.0 1.5 V signaling for 4X, 2X, and 1X modes with 4X and 2X Fast Writes data transfers
  • Supports graphics address remapping table (GART) features

HyperTransport™ technology

  • High throughput (1.6GB/sec)
  • Low voltage
  • Differential signaling
  • Low pin count interface
  • Isochronous link between the NVIDIA nForce3 MCP and the CPU

USB 2.0

  • Single USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller Interface (EHCI) / Dual USB 1.1 Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI)
  • Support for up to 6 ports
  • Supports transfer rates at high speed (480 Mbps), full speed (12 Mbps), and low speed (1.2 Mbps)
  • Dynamically configures slower devices for best utilization of bandwidth
  • Allows USB concurrency

AC ’97 2.1 Compliant Interface

  • Supports 2, 4, or 6-channel audio
  • Dual AC-Link supports up to two codecs
  • 16-bit or 20-bit stereo output and 16-bit input streams
  • Supports input, output, and GPIO channels for host-based modems
  • Separate independent functions for audio and modem
  • Supports ACR and CNR interface
  • S/PDIF output (stereo or AC-3 output)

PCI Interface

  • Integrates a fast PCI-to-PCI bridge running at 33 MHz. It includes an arbiter that supports six external master PCI devices. Features of the PCI interface include:
    • PCI 2.3-compliant, 5 V tolerant
    • PCI master and slave interfaces
    • Supports both master-initiated and slave-initiated terminations
    • Bidirectional write posting support for concurrency
    • Flexible routing of all four PCI interrupts
    • Supports read ahead: memory read line (MRL) and memory read multiple (MRM)

Clock Synthesizer

  • Integrates a clock synthesizer
  • Spread spectrum support


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