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Laptop Mainstream Chipsets Selection Guide

Laptop Chipsets

Category

Max TDP

Halogen Free

USB Ports

PCIe* 2.0 Ports

SATA Ports
Mobile Intel® QM87 chipset Performance 2.7 W Yes 14 (up to six USB 3.0) Up to eight
Six SATA 3 Gbps (up to four SATA 6 Gbps)
Mobile Intel® HM87 chipset Performance 2.7 W Yes 14 (up to six USB 3.0) Up to eight
Six SATA 3 Gbps (up to four SATA 6 Gbps)
Mobile Intel® HM86 chipset Mainstream 2.7 W Yes 14 (up to four USB 3.0) Up to eight
Four SATA 3 Gbps (two SATA 6 Gbps)

Mobile Intel® HM76 Express Chipset

Mainstream

4.1 W

Yes

12 (four USB 3.0)

Eight

 

 

Mobile Intel® HM75 Express Chipset

Mainstream

4.1 W

Yes

12 (no USB 3.0)

Eight
 

Mobile Intel® QS77 Express Chipset

Performance

Maximum manageability and security

3.6 W

Yes

14 (four USB 3.0)

Eight

 

Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset

Performance

Maximum manageability and security

4.1 W

Yes

14 (four USB 3.0)

Eight

 
Mobile Intel® HM77 Express Chipset Performance
Built for business
4.1 W
Yes 14 (four USB 3.0) Eight  

Mobile Intel® UM77 Express Chipset

Power-optimized performance
Built for business
3.0 W
Yes
Ten (four USB 3.0) Four  

Desktop Mainstream Chipsets Selection Guide

Desktop Chipsets

Category

Max TDP

Halogen Free

USB Ports

PCIe* 2.0 Ports

SATA Ports

Intel® H97 chipset

Mainstream

4.1 W

Yes

14 (up to six USB 3.0)

 

Up to eight

Six SATA 3 Gbps (up to six SATA 6 Gbps)

Intel® H87 chipset Mainstream 4.1 W Yes 14 (up to six USB 3.0) Up to eight
Six SATA 3 Gbps (up to four SATA 6 Gbps)

Intel® H77 Express Chipset

Mainstream

6.7 W

Yes

 

 

 

Intel® H67 Express Chipset

Mainstream

6.1 W

Yes

     

Intel® P67 Express Chipset

Mainstream

6.1 W

Yes

 

 

 
Intel® Q67 Express Chipset Mainstream 6.1 W Yes

 

 

 
Intel® B65 Express Chipset Mainstream 6.1 W Yes      
Intel® Q65 Express Chipset Mainstream 6.1 W Yes