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Essentials

Product Collection
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
TDP
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetIntel® 7 Series Chipsets Intel® C606 ChipsetIntel® C600 Series Chipsets
Status
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetLaunched Intel® C606 ChipsetLaunched
Launch Date
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetQ4'11 Intel® C606 ChipsetQ1'12
Lithography
Intel® X79 Express Chipset65 nm Intel® C606 Chipset65 nm
TDP
Intel® X79 Express Chipset7.8 W Intel® C606 Chipset12 W
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® X79 Express Chipset$74.00 Intel® C606 ChipsetN/A

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Conflict Free
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Conflict Free
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Datasheet
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetView now Intel® C606 ChipsetView now

Graphics Specifications

Integrated Graphics
Graphics Output
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Macrovision* License Required
Integrated Graphics
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Graphics Output
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetDiscrete Support Only Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Macrovision* License Required
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetN/A Intel® C606 ChipsetNo

Expansion Options

PCI Support
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Support
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® X79 Express Chipset2.0 Intel® C606 Chipset2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® X79 Express Chipset8x1, 4x1 & 1x4 Intel® C606 Chipset2x4, 4x2, 8x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® X79 Express Chipset8 Intel® C606 Chipset8

I/O Specifications

USB Revision
# of USB Ports
USB 2.0
Total # of SATA Ports
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports
Integrated LAN
Integrated IDE
USB Revision
Intel® X79 Express Chipset2.0 Intel® C606 Chipset2.0
# of USB Ports
Intel® X79 Express Chipset14 Intel® C606 Chipset14
USB 2.0
Intel® X79 Express Chipset14 Intel® C606 Chipset14
Total # of SATA Ports
Intel® X79 Express Chipset6 Intel® C606 Chipset14
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports
Intel® X79 Express Chipset2 Intel® C606 Chipset2
Integrated LAN
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Integrated IDE
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetN/A

Package Specifications

Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® X79 Express Chipset1
TCASE
Intel® X79 Express Chipset92.7 C
Package Size
Intel® X79 Express Chipset27mm x 27mm Intel® C606 Chipset27 mm x 27 mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetSee MDDS Intel® C606 ChipsetSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® ME Firmware Version
Intel® Remote PC Assist Technology
Intel® Quick Resume Technology
Intel® Quiet System Technology
Intel® HD Audio Technology
Intel® AC97 Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Intel® ME Firmware Version
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetN/A Intel® C606 Chipset7.1.20
Intel® Remote PC Assist Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Intel® Quick Resume Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo
Intel® Quiet System Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Intel® HD Audio Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Intel® AC97 Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetYes Intel® C606 ChipsetNo
Intel® I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetN/A
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise
Intel® C606 ChipsetYes

Security & Reliability

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetYes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® X79 Express ChipsetNo Intel® C606 ChipsetNo

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