Intel 7 series motherboards arrive

Intel has announced shipping its 7-Series chipset in mobile and desktop OEM systems and motherboards.

These new chipsets provide the companion logic to the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors today and will support the 3rd Generation Intel Core processor family (codenamed Ivy Bridge) later in Q2.  They also integrate USB 3.0 and enable responsiveness technologies like Intel® Smart Response, Intel® Smart Connect, and Intel® Rapid Start in desktop and mobile platforms. Intel is also introducing several desktop motherboards that feature the new Intel 7-series Express Chipset.

NewEgg is promoting a variety of the LGA 1155 socket motherboards. The Z77 motherboards features 4 DDR3 RAM slots, use of the CPU built-in GPU, native USB 3.0 support, SATA 3.0 ports (backwards compatible to SATA 2.0), and having two PCIe slots.

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Posted by Jason Hamilton | April 10, 2012  |  No Comment

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