Mobile Intel® 915GMS Express Chipset
The Mobile Intel® 915GMS Express chipset is a component of Intel® Centrino® processor technology. Its feature set and package size are optimized to meet the needs of small form factor laptops. The Mobile Intel® 915GMS Express chipset provides up to 1.4 times the graphics performance of the previous generation of platforms based on the Intel® 855GME chipset. It supports a number of performance enhancing features including DDR2 memory, Serial ATA, PCI Express*, Intel® High Definition Audio and ExpressCard*.
|Features and benefits|
|400 MHz Front Side Bus||Supports 400 MHz Front Side Bus.|
|Support for single channel DDR2 400MHz memory technology||Up to 20% improvement in peak memory bandwidth and average power savings over DDR memory.
|Dual independent display||View two independent video sources when an external monitor or panel is connected to the laptop.|
|Intel® Stable Image Technology||Supports a unified graphics driver. Enables hardware changes without impact to IT software image stability.|
|Serial ATA||Provides up to 150 MB/sec transfer rate for disk traffic.|
|Direct Media Interface (DMI)||With up to 2 GB/sec concurrent bandwidth, DMI provides up to 2x faster I/O bandwidth compared to previous Intel proprietary Hub link I/O interface.|
|Integrated high speed USB 2.0||Support for eight USB 2.0 peripherals for 40x faster maximum data transfer and backward compatible to support USB 1.1 devices.|
|Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900||Delivers a 1.4 times improvement in graphics performance over the previous generation chipset, the Intel® 855GME chipset. Increased power scalability to meet smaller form factor needs.|
|Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
||Provides increased bandwidth for high quality audio and support for Dolby* Technologies. Also enables power savings during audio activity.|
|PCI Express* Bus Architecture||
Supports industry peripherals such as ExpressCard*. Low pin count offers maximum bandwidth per pin.
Additional information: 1
|82915GMS (GMCH)||27 mm x 27 mm - Micro-FCBGA|
|82801FBM (ICH6-M)||31 mm x 31 mm 609 pin mBGA|
1. Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) requires a system with an appropriate Intel® chipset and a motherboard with an appropriate codec and the necessary drivers installed. System sound quality will vary depending on actual implementation, controller, codec, drivers, and speakers. For more information about Intel® HD Audio, refer to www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm.