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Scalability for Cost-Optimized Performance Platforms

Desktop PC platforms based on the Intel® H61 Express Chipset and 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family deliver new technologies and innovating capabilities for all consumers. Designed for scalability and cost-optimization platforms, the Intel H61 Express Chipset enables 1 DIMM per channel of DDR3 1333 MHz. With Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01, the 2nd generation Intel Core processor family increases speed automatically for whatever you’re doing on your PC. The 2nd generation Intel Core processor also includes built-in visuals—a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware required in the PC. The Intel H61 Express Chipset enables a balanced platform for everyday computing needs.

Intel® H61 Express Chipset Features at a Glance

Feature Benefit

Support for 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family

Supports 2nd generation Intel Core processor family with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Pentium® processor, and Intel® Celeron® processor.
Support for HDMI, DisplayPort*, eDP and DVI 2

High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) delivers uncompressed HD video and uncompressed multi-channel audio in a single cable, supporting all HD formats including 720p, 1080i and 1080p. Dual independent display expands the viewable workspace to two monitors.

Multi-monitor support Multi-monitor support with Windows* 7
Serial ATA (SATA) 3 Gb/s High-speed storage interface supporting up to four SATA ports.
PCI Express* 2.0 Interface Offers up to 5 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to eight PCI Express 2.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2 and x4 depending on motherboard designs.

Packaging information
Intel® 82H61 Express Chipset 942 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)

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Product and Performance Information


Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is the next generation of Intel Turbo Boost Technology and is only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit