Intel P45

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Intel P45 Express
Codename(s) Eaglelake
CPU supported Core 2 (Quad, Duo, Extreme)
Dual-Core Pentium
Celeron (Core architecture)
Socket supported LGA 775
Fabrication process 65 nm[1]
TDP 22 W[2]
Southbridge(s) ICH10
Miscellaneous
Release date(s) June 5, 2008[3]
Predecessor P35 Express
Successor P55 Express (for Core i5 CPUs)
P45 Block Diagram

The P45 Express (codenamed Eaglelake) is a mainstream desktop computer chipset from Intel released in Q2 2008. The first mainboards featuring the P45 chipset were shown at CeBIT 2008.[4][5][6][7]

The P45 Express chipset supports Intel's LGA 775 socket and Core 2 Duo and Quad processors. It is a 65 nm chipset, compared to the earlier generation chipsets (P35, X38, X48) which were 90 nm.[8]

Features[edit]

  • 1333/1066/800 MT/s front-side bus (FSB), most motherboard manufacturers claim support up to 1600 MT/s.
  • PCI Express 2.0, 1 ×16 or 2 ×8 in CrossFire configuration.
  • Support for dual channel DDR2 up to 800 MHz (Officially), most motherboard manufacturers claim support up to 1200 MHz.
  • Support for up to 16 GB of DDR2
  • Support for dual channel DDR3 up to 1066 MHz (Officially), most motherboard manufacturers claim support up to 1333 MHz.
  • ICH10 / ICH10R
  • Supports 45 nm processors

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Intel talks P45, G45 and X48". bit-tech.net. March 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Intel 4 Series Chipset Thermal and Mechanical Design Guidelines" (PDF). Intel. June 2008. 
  3. ^ "Intel to delay P45 chipset to mid-June". Digitimes. March 28, 2008. 
  4. ^ "MSI Shows off P45 Boards". Tom's Hardware UK. March 7, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Gigabyte Boards with P45 Chipset". Tom's Hardware UK. March 6, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Abit still ain't dead". Tom's Hardware UK. March 6, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Asustek And Gigabyte Gear Up For Intel P45 Chipset Launch". Tom's Hardware US. May 14, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Nehalem goes mainstream in Q4 2009". Fudzilla. May 19, 2008. 

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