Intel 8 Series Mobile Platform Controller Hubs
Intel's 8 Series Mobile Platform Controller Hubs provides extensive I/O support. Functions and capabilities include PCI Express, ACPI power management logic, enhanced DMA controller, xHCI USB controller, and legacy EHCI USB controllers. These controller hubs include integrated Serial ATA host controllers with independent DMA operation, integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit ethernet MAC, system management bus (SMBus), integrated clock controller, firmware hub (FWH), serial peripheral interface (SPI), low pin count interface, and analog VGA display interface. These support Intel's High Definition Audio, Rapid Storage Technology, Active Management Technology, Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O, Trusted Execution Technology, Flexible Display Interconnect, and Anti-Theft Technology.