ALERT

[WEBINAR] See the Whole Story: The Case for a Visualization Platform

Accelerated Hub Architecture (AHA)

Definition - What does Accelerated Hub Architecture (AHA) mean?

Accelerated hub architecture (AHA) is an Intel chipset design used in the 800-series family of chipsets. AHA uses a dedicated bus in order to transfer data between the two main parts of the chipset: the memory controller hub (MCH) and the I/O controller hub (ICH). The MCH supports the upper portion of the motherboard, which includes the memory (RAM) and video ports (AGP), which it interfaces to the CPU. The ICH supports the lower part of the board, which includes connectivity ports like the peripheral component interconnect (PCI), universal serial bus (USB), local area network (LAN), integrated drive electronics (IDE) and sound.

Accelerated hub architecture is also known as Intel hub architecture.

Techopedia explains Accelerated Hub Architecture (AHA)

AHA is the architecture is used in the 800-series family of chipset. The most prominent feature of this series is a dedicated bus that connects the MCH and ICH portions of the chipset at 266 Mbps, twice the bandwidth of the previous architecture’s 133 Mbps PCI bus.

Accelerated hub architecture therefore enables faster communication, especially between the components of the MCH and the CPU, as these are the most important centers that exchange data during processing and facilitate a lot of traffic that needs to get to its destination quickly.

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
"Techopedia" on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.