Method and apparatus for an improved interface between computer components

  • US 6,145,039 A
  • Filed: 11/03/1998
  • Issued: 11/07/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/03/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An interface to transfer data directly between a first hub and a second hub within a computer system, comprising:

  • a data signal path to transmit data in packets via split transactions; and

    a set of command signals, wherein said interface provides a point-to-point connection between said first hub and said second hub, exclusive of an external bus connected directly to the interface.

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