Comparison of Nvidia nForce chipsets

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This is a comparison of chipsets manufactured by Nvidia.

nForce[edit]

nForce[edit]

Model Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory Max. memory AGP Southbridge Features Notes
nForce 215 2001 Athlon XP, Athlon, Duron 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266
single channel
1.5 GB AGP 4× MCP
MCP-D
nForce 220 2001 Athlon XP, Athlon, Duron 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266
dual channel
1.5 GB AGP 4× MCP
MCP-D
Geforce 2 MX IGP
nForce 415 2001 Athlon XP, Athlon, Duron 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266
single channel
1.5 GB AGP 4× MCP
MCP-D
nForce 420 2001 Athlon XP, Athlon, Duron 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266
dual channel
1.5 GB AGP 4× MCP
MCP-D
Geforce 2 MX IGP

nForce Southbridges[edit]

Model Release Date Fabrication
process (nm)
PCI USB FireWire
(IEEE1394)
PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
MCP 2001 5 Ports 6 Ports Rev 1.1 No 2 Ports UDMA 100 No 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
MCP-D 2001 5 Ports 6 Ports Rev 1.1 No 2 Ports UDMA 100 No 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
NVAPU SoundStorm


nForce2[edit]

nForce2[edit]

Model Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory Max. memory AGP Southbridge Features Notes
nForce2 SPP 2002 Athlon XP, Athlon, Sempron, Duron 333 MHz, 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266/333
dual channel
3 GB AGP 8× MCP2
MCP2-T
nForce2 IGP 2002 Athlon XP, Athlon, Sempron, Duron 333 MHz, 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266/333
dual channel
3 GB AGP 8× MCP2
MCP2-T
GeForce 4 MX IGP
nForce2 400 2003 Athlon XP, Athlon, Sempron, Duron 400 MHz, 333 MHz, 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266/333/400
single channel
3 GB AGP 8× MCP2
MCP2-T
MCP2-S/R/GB
nForce2 Ultra 400 2003 Athlon XP, Athlon, Sempron, Duron 400 MHz, 333 MHz, 266 MHz, 200 MHz DDR266/333/400
dual channel
3 GB AGP 8× MCP2
MCP2-T
MCP2-S/R/GB

nForce2 Southbridges[edit]

Model Release Date Fabrication
process (nm)
PCI USB FireWire
(IEEE1394)
PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
MCP2 2002 5 Ports 6 Ports Rev 2.0 No 2 Ports UDMA 133 No 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
MCP2-T 2002 5 Ports 6 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports 2 Ports UDMA 133 No 2× 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
NVAPU SoundStorm
additional 100 Mbit/s LAN by 3Com
MCP2-S/R 2004 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 No 2 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1 RAID 0, 1, 0+1 (MCP2-R)
MCP2-GB 2004 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 No 2 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1 RAID 0, 1, 0+1
Gigabit LAN with nVidia Firewall

nForce3[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
AGP PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce3 150 CK8 September 23, 2003 Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket 939, 754
HT 800 MHz AGP 8× 6 Ports 6 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
nForce3 250 CK8 September 23, 2003 Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket 939, 754
HT 800 MHz AGP 8× 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 GB variant includes gigabit LAN
nForce3 Ultra CK8 June 1, 2004 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket 939, 754
HT 1 GHz AGP 8× 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3

nForce4[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce4-4x CK8-04 October, 2004 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939, 754
HT 800 MHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3
nForce4 CK8-04 October, 2004 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939, 754
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3
nForce4 Ultra CK8-04 October, 2004 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939, 754
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 Same chipset as nForce4 SLI but with some resistors removed thus disabling SLI
nForce4 SLI CK8-04 October, 2004 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939, 754
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
x8+x8 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3
nForce4 SLI X16 Crush51 + CK8-04 November, 2005 Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket 939
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
38 lanes
x16+x16 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce4 Ultra Crush19 + MCP51 January 17, 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
20 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce4 SLI XE Crush19 + MCP51 January 17, 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
20 lanes
×8+×8 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce4 SLI Crush19 + MCP04 April 5, 2005 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
20 lanes
x8+x8 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3
nForce4 SLI X16 Crush19 + MCP04 April 5, 2005 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D
Core2 (unofficial, some MB)
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
40 lanes
x16+x16 6 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3

nForce 400 (GeForce 6000)[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
GeForce 6100 + nForce 400 MCP61 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
2 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 6100
GeForce 6100 + nForce 405 MCP61 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
10 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 6100
GeForce 6150 + nForce 410 C51G + MCP51 2005 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939, 754
90 nm HT 1 GHz
(800 MHz s754)
1.0a
18 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 6150
GeForce 6150 + nForce 430 C51G + MCP51 2005 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2, 939
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
18 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 6150

nForce 500 Series[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 500 CK8-04 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 Rebranded nForce4
nForce 500 Ultra CK8-04 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 Rebranded nForce4 Ultra
nForce 500 SLI CK8-04 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 Rebranded nForce4 SLI
nForce 510 MCP51 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 520 LE MCP65 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.1
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 2 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 520 MCP65 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.1
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 550 MCP55 March 7, 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 560 MCP65 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.1
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Same chipset as nForce 570 LT SLI but with some resistors removed thus disabling SLI
nForce 560 SLI CK8-04 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 Rebranded nForce4 SLI
nForce 570 LT SLI MCP65 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.1
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 570 Ultra MCP55 March 7, 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 2× 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 570 SLI MCP55 March 7, 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
28 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 2× 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 590 SLI Crush51 + MCP55 March 7, 2006 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.0a
46 lanes
x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0 Gbit/s 2× 1000 Mbit/s HDA

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 570 SLI Crush51 + MCP51 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 590 SLI Crush51 + MCP55 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1066 MHz DDR2-666
dual channel
1.0a
48 lanes
x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA


nForce 600 (GeForce 7000) Series[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 630a MCP68 September, 2007 Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2
HT 1 GHz 1.1
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 7025/7050
nForce 680a SLI 2*MCP55 December 6, 2006 AMD Dual Dual-core Socket F HT 1 GHz *2 1.0a
56 lanes
x16+x16+x8+x8 5 Ports 20 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 12 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 4*1000 Mbit/s HDA For dual-socket systems

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 610i MCP73 2007 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-667
single channel
1.1
18 lanes
No 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 7050 Supports quad core and 45nm CPUs
nForce 630i MCP73 2007 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-800
single channel
1.1
18 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 7100/7150 Supports quad core and 45nm CPUs
nForce 650i Ultra Crush55 + MCP51 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
1.1
18 lanes
No 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 4 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 650i SLI Crush55 + MCP51 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
1.1
18 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 4 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 680i LT SLI Crush55 + MCP55 March 26, 2007 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2, Core2EE
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
1.1
46 lanes
x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 680i SLI Crush55 + MCP55 November 8, 2006 Pentium 4, Pentium EE, Pentium D, Celeron D, Core2, Core2EE
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
1.1
46 lanes
x16+x16
x8+x8+x8
5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA Unofficial support DDR2-1066

nForce 700 Series[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 710a MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 720a MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8100
nForce 720d MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Rebranded nForce 710a
nForce 730a MCP72 May 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200 Hybrid with IGP
nForce 740a SLI MCP72 May 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 750a SLI MCP72 May 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
18 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200 Hybrid with IGP
nForce 780a SLI MCP72 + nForce200 May 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
51 lanes
x16+x16
x16+x16+x8
x8+x8+x8
5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200 Hybrid with IGP

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 730i MCP7A October 16, 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9300
nForce 740i SLI MCP7A October 16, 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA
nForce 750i SLI Crush72 + MCP51 + nForce200 2007 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
90nm 1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
2.0
24 lanes
1.1
2 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Unofficial support DDR2-1066
nForce 760i SLI MCP7A October 16, 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9300
nForce 780i SLI Crush72 + MCP55 + nForce200 December 17, 2007 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
90nm 1333 MHz DDR2-800
dual channel
2.0
32 lanes
1.1
30 lanes
x16+x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA Unofficial support DDR2-1066
nForce 790i SLI Crush73 + MCP55 March 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
Compatible with Intel 05B/05A/06 processors
45nm 1600 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel, up to 8 GB
2.0
32 lanes
1.1
28 lanes
x16+x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA Compatible with Intel 05B/05A/06 processors


GeForce 8000/9000 Series[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

In GeForce 8000/9000-series chipsets the memory controller is integrated into the CPU and the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
GeForce 8100 MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
19 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8100
GeForce 8200 MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
19 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200
GeForce 8300 MCP78 2008 Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM2+
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
19 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8300

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
GeForce 9300 MCP7A October 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 No 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9300
GeForce 9400 MCP7A October 2008 Intel Core2, Pentium Dual-Core, Celeron
LGA 775
1333 MHz DDR3-1333
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 No 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9400

nForce 900[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce 980a SLI MCP72 + nForce200 2009 Phenom II, Athlon II, Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron 64
Socket AM3
HT3.0 2.6 GHz 2.0
51 lanes
x16+x16
x16+x16+x8
x8+x8+x8
5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200
PureVideo HD, GeForceBoost, HybridPower, SLI-Memory Ready, FirstPacket
Rebranded nForce 780a SLI

nForce Professional[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
AGP PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce3 Professional 150/250 CK8 08/2003 AMD Opteron 150nm HT 1.0
1.6 GHz
AGP 3.0 533 MT/s No No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 1.5Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1 MediaShield
nForce Professional 2200 MCP CK8-04 01/2005 AMD Opteron 150nm HT 1 GHz
2000 MT/s
No 1.0a
20 lanes, 4 links flexible x16: 2 slots
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 MediaShield
RAID 0,1,0+1,5
nForce Professional 2200 and 2050 CK8-04 01/2005 AMD Opteron 150nm HT 1 GHz
2000 MT/s
No 1.0a
40 lanes, 8 links flexible x16: 2 slots
x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 8 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.3 MediaShield
RAID 0,1,0+1,5
nForce Professional 3400 MCP MCP55 Pro 2006 AMD Opteron HT 1 GHz
2000 MT/s
No 1.0a
28 lanes, 6 links fixed x16: 2 slots
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA MediaShield
RAID 0,1,0+1,5
nForce Professional 3600 MCP MCP55 Pro 2006 AMD Opteron HT 1 GHz
2000 MT/s
No 1.0a
28 lanes, 6 links fixed x16: 2 slots
x8+x8 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 2*1000 Mbit/s HDA MediaShield
RAID 0,1,0+1,5
nForce Professional 3600 and 3050 MCP55 Pro 2006 AMD Opteron HT 1 GHz
2000 MT/s
No 1.0a
56 lanes, 12 links flexible x16: 2 slots
x16+x16 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 12 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 4*1000 Mbit/s HDA MediaShield
RAID 0,1,0+1,5


Mobile Chipsets[edit]

For AMD processors[edit]

The memory controller is integrated into the CPU, the supported memory types depend on the CPU and socket used.

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
AGP PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
nForce3 Go 120 2003 Turion 64 HT 400 MHz AGP4X No No 6 Ports 6 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 No 100 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
nForce3 Go 150 2003 Turion 64 HT 600 MHz AGP8X No No 6 Ports 6 Ports Rev 2.0 3 Ports UDMA 133 No 1000 Mbit/s AC'97 2.1
nForce 430 Go 2005 Turion 64, Sempron 64 HT 800 MHz No 1.0a
18 lanes
No 6 Ports 8 Ports Rev 2.0 2 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA RAID 0,1,0+1,5
nForce 610m 2007 Turion 64, Sempron 64 HT 1 GHz No 1.1
4 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 100 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 7000M
nForce 630m 2007 Turion 64, Sempron 64 HT 1 GHz No 1.1
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 1 Ports UDMA 133 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 7150M
nForce 8200M 2008 Turion 64, Sempron 64 HT3.0 2.6 GHz No 2.0
4 lanes
No 5 Ports 10 Ports Rev 2.0 No 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 8200M

For Intel processors[edit]

Model Code Name Release Date Processors Supported Fabrication
process (nm)
FSB/HT
Frequency (MHz)
Memory PCI-Express SLI PCI USB PATA SATA LAN Sound Features Notes
GeForce 9100M 2008 Core2 Mobile, Celeron Mobile 1066 MHz DDR3-1066
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
No 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 No 4 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9100M
GeForce 9400M 2008 Core2 Mobile, Celeron Mobile 1066 MHz DDR3-1066
dual channel
2.0
20 lanes
x8+x8 5 Ports 12 Ports Rev 2.0 No 6 Ports 3.0Gbit/s 1000 Mbit/s HDA Onboard GeForce 9400M


See also[edit]

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