Intel P55

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Intel P55 Express
Platform Controller Hub (PCH)
Codename(s)Ibex Peak
CPU supportedPentium G6950
Core i3
Core i5
Core i7
Socket supportedLGA 1156
Fabrication process65nm
TDP4.7 W[1]
Miscellaneous
Release date(s)September 8, 2009
PredecessorICH10 & P45 Express
SuccessorP67 and Z68
P55 Block Diagram

The Intel P55 is the first desktop chipset from Intel based on the PCH chipset design. The P55 Express chipset uses the LGA 1156 socket. Compatible CPUs include the first generation Core i series i3, i5, and i7 processor line along with a Pentium G6950. Like any PCH chipset, the P55 uses a Direct Media Interface connection.

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  1. ^ Intel 5 Series Chipset and Intel 3400 Series Chipset Thermal Mechanical Specifications and Design Guidelines, Chapter 3 Thermal Specifications (PDF), retrieved 2010-03-20

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