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Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX
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 The Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX is designed to deliver the best experience for advanced gamers and power-users. Based on the Intel® 975X Express Chipset and Intel® Pentium® processor Extreme Edition, this board delivers the ultimate performance for those seeking the most raw power. Enjoy intense, heart-pounding realism when playing the latest PC games with smooth, eye-popping graphics enhanced by ATI* CrossFire* support and crystal-clear Intel High Definition Audio. The Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX supports Intel® Core™2 processor family and comes with the software required to help meet Intel® Core™2 processor family brand verification requirements.

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Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX Features
Features Benefits
Form Factor ATX (12.00 inches by 9.60 inches [304.80 millimeters by 243.84 millimeters])
Processor
ATI* CrossFire* Multi-GPU Platform Support ATI CrossFire technology enables two ATI graphics cards to work together for ultimate 3D gaming performance and visual quality
Memory
  • Four 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets
  • Support for 667 and 533 MHz DDR2 DIMMs
  • Support for up to 8 GB of system memory
  • Support for ECC and non-ECC memory
Chipset Intel® 975X Express Chipset
I/O Control Legacy I/O controller for diskette drive, serial, parallel, and PS/2* ports
Audio Intel® High Definition Audio subsystem
LAN Support Gigabit (10/100/1000 Mbits/sec) LAN subsystem using the Intel® 82573E/82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Peripheral Interfaces
  • Eight USB 2.0 ports
  • One serial port
  • One parallel port
  • Four Serial ATA interfaces with RAID support (four additional interfaces available with optional discrete RAID controller)
  • One parallel ATA IDE interface with UDMA 33, ATA-66/100 support
  • One diskette drive interface
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Expansion Capabilities
  • Two PCI Conventional bus add-in card connectors (SMBus routed to both PCI Conventional bus add-in card connectors)
  • One Primary PCI Express* x16 (electrical x16 or x8) bus add-in card connector
  • One Secondary PCI Express* x16 (electrical x8) bus add-in card connector
  • One PCI Express* x16 (electrical x4) bus add-in card connector
 
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Processors
Chipsets Intel® 975X Express Chipset
 
^ Only versions of the Intel® desktop board D975XBX with AA# D27094-304 or AA# D29532-303 or higher support these processors.

† Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)-enabled system, check with your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Not available on the Intel® Core™ i5-750. For more information, including details on which processors support HT technology, visit www.intel.com/technology/platform-technology/hyper-threading/index.htm.

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