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frontside bus (FSB)

Part of the Microprocessors glossary:

See also: backside bus

In a personal computer with an Intel processor chipset that includes a Dual Independent Bus (DIB), the frontside bus is the data path and physical interface between the processor and the main memory ( RAM ).

This was last updated in March 2011
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