chip·​set | \ ˈchip-ˌset How to pronounce chipset (audio) \

Definition of chipset

: a group of integrated circuits that together perform a set of related functions (such as processing data)

Examples of chipset in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Built around a Jerry 6973D4 Bluetooth 5.1 chipset, the SoundPEATS Free2 Classic earbuds provide a very stable connection. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 7 June 2022 How is Google’s flagship smartphone, with its exclusive Tensor Mobile chipset, coping with the rigours of a mobile life six months later? Ewan Spence, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 Qualcomm unveiled its Snapdragon Digital Chassis at the San Diego firm’s tech summit in Hawaii in December last year alongside its Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile chipset. Rob Pegoraro, PCMAG, 14 Apr. 2022 Then one NVMe will be PCIe 5 and then PCIe 5 is optional on the standard X670 chipset. Antony Leather, Forbes, 26 May 2022 The two-set pack comes with a charger for both the home and the office, using a high-efficiency chipset that can quickly charge almost any type of smart phone. Anna Tingley, Variety, 18 May 2022 Such systems generally involve electrode sensors to record neuronal activity, a chipset to transmit the signals, and computer algorithms to translate the signals. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 15 Apr. 2022 To make its chipset naming convention even more confusing, Apple is adding another processor to its M1 line and calling it the M1 Ultra. Gear Team, Wired, 8 Mar. 2022 There’s naturally a bump up over the Surface Pro 7 due to the upgrade of the intel Core chipset from Ice Lake to Tiger Late, but the engineering inside the chassis has also contributed. Ewan Spence, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of chipset

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chipset

chip entry 1 ("integrated circuit") + set entry 2

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26 Jun 2022

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“Chipset.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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