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Chips and salsa


computer hardware and software, respectively
Usage Note

computing slang


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  • Chips are down

    sentence The time of final decision and hard confrontation has come; resolution is at hand •Usu with when: When the chips are down he goes to pieces/ For a change, when the chips were on the table, came up with some good stuff [1940s+; fr the final bets of a poker hand]

  • Chip scale packaging

    hardware (CSP) A type of surface mount integrated circuit packaging that provides pre-speed-sorted, pre-tested and pre-packaged die without requiring special testing. An example is Motorola’s Micro SMT packaging. See also: chip-on-board, flip chip, multichip module, known good die, ball grid array. [“Chip scale packaging gains at SMI. (Surface Mount International)”, Bernard Levine, Electronic News (1991), […]

  • Chipset

    /ˈtʃɪpsɛt/ noun 1. a highly integrated circuit on the motherboard of a computer that controls many of its data transfer functions 2. (computing) the main processing circuitry on many video cards noun a set of integrated circuits that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a […]

  • Chip set

    noun See chipset hardware A collection of integrated circuits that are designed to be used together for some specific purpose. E.g. control circuitry in an IBM PC. (1995-03-27)

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