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Silicon Image SiI1930 - HDCP PanelLink Transmitter

Judging from the chip's markings, this is a Silicon Image SiI1930 - HDCP PanelLink Transmitter. According to Silicon Image's Web site, "the SiI1930 features a Transition-Minimized Differential Signaling (TMDS) interface to the GPU. The SiI 1930 offers a fully compliant HDMI output capable of supporting video resolutions up to UXGA and 1080p with up to eight channels of 192kHz audio."

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