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Intel® Q77 Express Chipset

Maximum security and manageability

Intel® Q77 Express Chipset

With industry-leading performance and responsiveness, the Intel® Q77 Express Chipset and 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor platform delivers improved manageability and security for your most demanding business needs. With features ranging from Intel® Active Management Technology, Intel® Small Business Advantage solution, and Intel® Smart Response Technology to Intel® vPro™ technology, exclusive Intel® Identity Protection Technology, and Intel® Anti-Theft Technology, this platform delivers the best business-centric technology offerings for maximum business manageability and security.

Intel® Q77 Express Chipset

 

Features and Benefits

Support for 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors

Supports the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Pentium® processor, and Intel® Celeron® processor. Intel® Q77 & Q75 Express Chipset also enables overclocking features of unlocked 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors.
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)1

Using built-in platform capabilities and popular third-party management and security applications. Intel AMT allows IT to better discover, heal, and protect networked computing assets.

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology2

With additional hard drives added, provides quicker access to digital photo, video, and data files with RAID 0, 5, and 10, and greater data protection against a hard disk drive failure with RAID 1, 5, and 10.
Support for external SATA (eSATA) enables the full SATA interface speed outside the chassis, up to 3 Gb/s.

Intel® Rapid Recover Technology

Intel’s latest data protection technology provides a recovery point that can be used to quickly recover a system should a hard drive fail or if there is data corruption. The clone can also be mounted as a read-only volume to allow a user to recover individual files.

Intel® High Definition Audio3

Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.

Intel® Smart Response Technology

Implements storage I/O caching for faster response times of application startup and quicker access to user data.

Intel® Smart Connect Technology

Provides faster application refresh by allowing applications to be updated in a low power state.

Intel® Rapid Start Technology

Allows system to resume quickly from the hibernate state.

Universal Serial Bus 3.0

Integrated USB 3.0 support, provides greater enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 5 gigabits per second (Gbps) with up to 4 USB 3.0 Ports.

Additional information: 1,2,3

Packaging Information
Intel® Q77 Express Chipset 942 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)

Product and Performance Information

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1. Requires activation and a system with a corporate network connection, an Intel® AMT-enabled chipset, network hardware, and software. For notebooks, Intel AMT may be unavailable or limited over a host OS-based VPN, when connecting wirelessly, on battery power, sleeping, hibernating, or powered off. Results dependent upon hardware, setup, and configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/vpro/index.htm.

2. Support for RAID 5/10 on mobile available only starting Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 10.0.

3. Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) requires a system with an appropriate Intel® chipset and a motherboard with an appropriate codec and the necessary drivers installed. System sound quality will vary depending on actual implementation, controller, codec, drivers, and speakers. For more information about Intel® HD Audio, refer to www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm.