The Future of Desktop Performance
The Intel® B660 Chipset & 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processor

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Incredible Performance, Intelligent Flexibility

Whether you are designing, editing, or gaming, the B660 Chipset delivers the responsiveness, flexibility, and performance required for the most demanding workloads. To push performance of heavy-duty workloads even further, the B660 Chipset paired with the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors give you features like Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology.1 The B660 Chipset supports up to 14 PCIe Gen 4.0 and PCIe 3.0 lanes, increased DMI throughput from 3.0 to 4.0 for quality performance, and increased bandwidth with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20G).

Seamless Connectivity & Storage

Maximize gaming, collaboration and creativity with the B660 Chipset's advanced connectivity and storage. The chipset supports integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) solutions,2 which enables fast and reliable connections across new 6 GHz Wi-Fi channels. For fast, easy storage, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology provides Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) support and low-power management of your SATA devices,1 and Intel® Optane™ SSDs support storage-demanding workloads.3 You can also tap Intel® VMD (Volume Management Device) to easily manage your storage devices.1

Intel® B660 Chipset Features at a Glance

Feature Benefit
Support for 12th Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors Supports 12th Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors, Intel® Pentium® processors, and Intel® Celeron® processors.
Intel® Volume Management Device User friendly way to manage your storage devices that allows direct control and management of NVMe SSDs from the PCIe bus without additional hardware adaptors.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology1 Provides Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) support and low power management of your SATA devices.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology for SATA storage1 With additional SSDs and hard drives added, helps provide quick access to digital photo, video, and data files, and data protection against a hard disk drive failure with RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology for PCI Express* Storage1 Enables boot support and management of PCI Express*-based NVMe* SSDs with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.
Intel® Optane™ Memory H20 with SSD (Pyramid Glacier) Support3 Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness when paired with an Intel Optane memory module.
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E Support2 Integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211(Gig+) CNVi solution or Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210(Gig+) solution allowing you to connect up to Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds.2
Intel® Smart Sound Technology1 Integrated digital signal processor (DSP) for audio offload and audio/voice features.
Intel® High Definition Audio1 Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Integrated USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support provides data transfer performance with a design data rate of up to 20 Gb/s.
USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 Integrated USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 support provides data transfer performance with a design data rate of up to 10 Gb/s.
USB 3.2 Gen 1x1 Integrated USB 3.2 Gen 1x1 support provides data transfer performance with a design data rate of up to 5 Gb/s.
USB 2.0 High-Speed USB 2.0 support with a design data rate of up to 480 Mb/s.
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.
Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s High-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access.
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.
Intel® Platform Trust Technology1 Integrated chipset hardware and firmware solution that delivers a trusted element of the platform execution to provide enhanced security by verifying the boot portion of the boot sequence which helps protect against viruses and malicious SW attacks.
PCI Express 3.0 Interface Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to 8 PCI Express 3.0 lanes, configurable as x1, x2, and x4 depending on desktop motherboard designs.
PCI Express 4.0 Interface Offers up to 16 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to 6 PCI Express 4.0 lanes, configurable as x1, x2, and x4 depending on desktop motherboard designs.
Intel® Integrated 10/100/1000 MAC Support for the Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-V.

Intel® B660 Chipset Block Diagram

Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors.

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Product and Performance Information

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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 product or component can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at https://www.intel.com.

2Gigabet Wi-Fi speeds on IEEE theoretical maximum bandwidth enabled by 2x2 802.11ac 160MHz (1.733Mbps) and requires the use of similarly configured router.
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Intel® Optane memory requires specific hardware and software configuration. Visit www.intel.com/OptaneMemory for configuration requirements.