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Balanced Technology Extended (BTX)

Intel has collaborated with the desktop computing industry to create an evolutionary step in the desktop computer form factor. BTX integrates cost-effective engineering and design strategies for power dissipation, structural integrity, acoustic performance, and motherboard design into a scalable form factor.

Press Release
November 15, 2004: Intel Delivers Balanced Technology Extended (BTX) Building Blocks For Cooler, Quieter And Sleeker PCs

BTX Overview [1.3 MB PDF]
BTX Reference Designs [234 KB PDF]
BTX Ingredients [27 KB PDF]
BTX in the Digital Office presentation [840 KB PDF]

Technology@Intel Magazine Article:
Architect with Balanced Technology Extended (BTX) to Improve Thermal, Acoustics and Cost [43 KB PDF]

Intel BTX S1 12.9-Liter Reference Design
Intel BTX S1 12.9-Liter Reference Design

Intel BTX S2 6.9-Liter Reference Design
Intel BTX S2 6.9-Liter Reference Design

Intel BTX S2 6.9-Liter Reference Design with open chassis
Intel BTX S2 6.9-Liter Reference Design with open chassis

BTX-based chassis, SRM, Type I TMA
BTX-based chassis, SRM, Type I TMA

BTX-based chassis, microBTX motherboard, Type I TMA
BTX-based chassis, microBTX motherboard, Type I TMA

Foxconn picoBTX System
Foxconn picoBTX System

Foxconn picoBTX System
Foxconn picoBTX System

Intel microBTX reference design motherboard
Intel microBTX reference design motherboard

Intel picoBTX reference design motherboard
Intel picoBTX reference design motherboard

Type I (Standard Height) Thermal Module
Type I (Standard Height) Thermal Module

Type II (Low Profile) Thermal Module
Type II (Low Profile) Thermal Module

CFX-12V BTX-based power supply
CFX-12V BTX-based power supply

SRM (Support and Retention Module)
SRM (Support and Retention Module)

Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Home
Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Home

Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Office
Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Office

Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Home
Intel Desktop Board D915GMH Home

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Front View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Front View

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Rear View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Rear View

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Bottom View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Mainstream Bottom View

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Front View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Front View

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Rear View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Rear View

Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Bottom View
Intel BTX Type I Thermal Module Performance Bottom View

Intel Desktop Board D915GHM (Office)
Intel Desktop Board D915GMH (Office)

Intel Desktop Board D915GHM (Home)
Intel Desktop Board D915GMH (Home)

Pentium 4 Processor BTX Package
Pentium 4 Processor BTX Package

     
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