The mobile Intel® 100 series chipset family line brings in fast I/O capabilities with greater flexibility and a host of other power packed features to compliment the performance benefits of 6th generation Intel® Core™ mobile processor.

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Mobile Intel® 100 Series Chipsets HM170 and QM170 Features at a Glance

Feature Benefit
Support for the 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors Supports the 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0,1 Intel® Pentium® processors, and Intel® Celeron® processors.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)2
Offers excellent levels of performance, responsiveness, and expandability. Take advantage of the enhanced performance and low power consumption available with Intel® RST with one or more SATA or PCIe* storage drives. With additional SATA drives, Intel® RST provides quick access to digital photo, video, and data files with RAID 0, 5, and 10, and excellent data protection against a storage disk drive failure with RAID 1, 5, and 10. 
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)3 Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.
Intel® Smart Response Technology4 Implements storage I/O caching for fast response times of application startup and quick access to user data.
Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Integrated USB 3.0 support, provides greater enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 5 Gb/s with up to eight USB 3.0 ports.5
Universal Serial Bus 2.0 High-Speed USB 2.0 support with a design data rate of up to 480 Mb/s with up to 12 USB 2.0 ports.
Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s Next-generation high-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access with up to four SATA ports.5
Serial ATA (SATA) 3 Gb/s High-speed storage interface supporting up to four SATA ports.
eSATA SATA interface designed for use with external SATA devices. Provides a link for 3 Gb/s data speeds to eliminate bottlenecks found with current external storage solutions.
SATA port disable Enables individual SATA ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature helps provide added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through SATA ports. Especially targeted for eSATA ports.
PCI Express* 3.0 interface Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to sixteen PCI Express* 3.0 x15 ports, configurable as x1, x2, and x4 depending on desktop motherboard designs.
USB Port Disable Enables individual USB ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature helps provide added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through USB ports.
Intel® Integrated 10/100/1000 MAC Support for the Intel® I219LM and Intel® I219V Gigabit Network Connection. 
Green technology Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free6 component packages.

Product and Performance Information

1

Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is the next generation of Turbo Boost Technology and is only available on 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors. Consult your notebook manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

2

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) requires the computer to have an Intel® RST-enabled chipset, the RAID controller in the BIOS enabled, and the Intel RST software driver installed. Please consult your system vendor for more information.

3

Requires an Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer for more information. Sound quality will depend on equipment and actual implementation. For more information about Intel® HD Audio, refer to www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm.

4

Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software, or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at www.intel.com/txt.

5

Actual number of ports available may vary by system configuration. Please consult your system vendor for more information.  

6

As compared to other PC I/O connection technologies including eSATA, USB, and IEEE 1394 Firewire*. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Must use a Thunderbolt™-enabled device. For more information go to http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/io/thunderbolt/thunderbolt-technology-developer.html.