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simple serial transport (bus) (SST)

The Simple Serial Transport (SST) is a bus system that was developed by Intel and Analog Devices. It is intended as a successor to the System Management Bus( SMBus) and is intended to transmit critical system variables such as temperatures or voltages faster and more reliably.

The SST-Bus meets the increased requirements for fast transmission of environmental conditions better than the System Management Bus (SMBus) because it has a data rate of 1 Mbit/s, in contrast to the 100 kbit/s of the SMBus. In addition, critical system variables are transmitted directly to the processor core or a special ASIC, which then controls fan speed. Inconjunction with the QST technology, with which Intel processors are equipped, optimum heat dissipation is possible through the speed control.

Englisch: simple serial transport (bus) - SST
Updated at: 02.04.2008
#Words: 123
Links: bus, system, system management bus (SMBus), transmission, data rate
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