Intel® Z68 Express Chipset Product Brief
Product Brief: Intel® Z68 Express Chipset, Performance and Mainstream Desktop
Take control and master your experience with the Intel® Z68 Express Chipset and 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor-based PCs. This platform delivers the most flexibility and performance for the LGA 1155 socket, providing all the tools necessary to customize your PC experience.
Unlocked performance and flexibility
The Intel Z68 Express Chipset enables the performance tuning features of unlocked 2nd generation Intel Core processors, allowing the user to change the processor core ratios, graphics clock speeds and DDR3 memory ratios to customize the performance experience of the platform. Combined with the latest Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility, performance tuning is now easier than ever. Get smart performance at its best with the flexibility to set your system specs just the way you like.
Built-in PC visuals maximized
The Intel Z68 Express Chipset is the first product to enable performance tuning with access to the built-in visual features of 2nd generation Intel Core processors. These new visual features add a new dimension to your PC experience. Intel® Quick Sync Video, Intel’s built-in hardware acceleration in all 2nd generation Intel Core processors, delivers astonishing video transcoding performance, enabling your PC to edit, burn, and share your content faster—without the need for add-in hardware. In addition, Intel® InTru™ 3D delivers 3D movie playback without hesitation or interruption.
Intel Z68 Express Chipset-based platforms provide support for third-party switchable graphics solutions, allowing end users to take advantage of the world-class media features delivered by 2nd generation Intel Core processors along with the gaming capabilities of discrete graphics products for the most demanding games.
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