Get the most out of your gaming and digital media content creation experience with Intel® X79 Express Chipset and Intel® Core™ i7 processor-based PCs. The unlocked processor in the LGA 2011 socket allows a customized performance experience of the platform by changing the processor core multipliers and DDR3 memory ratios. The Intel® X79 Express Chipset delivers maximum processing power and premium digital surround sound through a combination of smart features, giving extreme gamers and demanding enthusiasts exactly what they need.

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Intel® X79 Express Chipset Features at a Glance

Support for 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor family in LGA 2011 socket Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processor family in LGA 2011 socket only.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
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With additional solid-state drives or hard disk drives added, provides quicker access to digital photo, video, and data files with RAID 0, 5 and 10, and greater data protection against a drive failure with RAID 1, 5, 10.
Intel® Identity Protection Technology Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) provides a simple way for websites and organizations to validate that a user is logging in from a trusted PC, protecting your account against remote takeover even if your username and password have been phished.
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 two x1s and one x4 depending on motherboard design.
Intel® High Definition Audio Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Hi-speed USB 2.0 provides greater enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 480 megabits per second (Mb/s) with up to 14 USB 2.0 ports.
Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s Next-generation high-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access with up to two SATA ports.
Serial ATA (SATA) 3 Gb/s High-speed storage interface supporting up to four SATA ports.
eSATA SATA interface designed for use with external SATA devices. It provides a link for 3 Gb/s data speeds to eliminate bottlenecks found with current external storage solutions.
SATA Port Disable Enables individual SATA ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature provides added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through SATA ports. Especially targeted for eSATA ports.
USB Port Disable Enables individual USB ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature provides added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through USB ports.
Intel® integrated 10/100/1000 MAC Support for the Intel® Gigabit Network Connection.
Green technology Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free component packages.

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Product and Performance Information


Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) kräver att datorn har ett Intel® RST-aktiverat chipset, RAID-styrenhet i BIOS-aktiverat och att drivrutinen för programvaran Intel RST är installerad. Fråga din systemleverantör så får du veta mer.


Inget system kan tillhandahålla absolut säkerhet under alla omständigheter. Chipset, BIOS, inbyggd programvara och programvara med datakryptering måste vara aktiverade och du måste ha tjänstaktivering hos en kompetent leverantör. Du kan få mer information om tillgänglighet och funktioner från systemets tillverkare och din leverantör. Tjänsten kanske inte finns tillgängliga i alla länder. Intel antar inget ansvar för förlorade eller stulna data och/eller system eller några andra resulterande skador. För mer information, gå till


Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) kräver ett system med lämpligt Intel®-chipset och ett moderkort med lämplig codec och nödvändiga drivrutiner installerade. Systemets ljudkvalitet kommer att variera beroende på faktisk implementering, styrenhet, codec, drivrutiner och högtalare. För mer information om Intel® HD Audio, se


Prestanda baserade på specifikationer för gränssnittshastighet och dataöverföringshastigheter för eSATA, USB 2.0 och IEEE 1394.