The IDE controller, which is compatible with the ATA/ATAPl-6 specification. It supports not only a Scatter/Gather DMA mechanism that complies with the Programming Interface for Bus Master IDE Controller Revision 1.0, but also 2 IDE channels and up to 4 IDE devices.
IT8211F brings motherboard manufactures and system customers the capacity to extend IDE function with PCI Rev.2.2 interface. In addition, with the leading design of 512-byte FIFO for each IDE channel, IT8211 offers an enhanced transfer performance.
Customers could easily implement IT8211F in various applications such as PC, IA embedded system, DVR and PVR system. With this complete solution, customers could be benefited to face different market segments in one cost effective solution.