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Intel® B65 Express Chipset

Intel® B65 Express Chipset

Ready-made for small and medium business

The Intel® B65 Express Chipset and 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM processor family deliver even more performance automatically when you need it and now a better visual PC experience built-in.

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01, part of the 2nd generation Intel Core processor, increases speed automatically for whatever you’re doing on your PC. The 2nd generation Intel Core processor also includes built-in visuals, a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware required in the PC. This platform delivers the must have capabilities for small and medium business, including the integration of several capabilities to provide flexibility for connecting I/O devices including support for full Serial ATA (SATA) interface speed of up to 6 Gb/s to support next generation Solid State Drives (SSDs) and traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs).

In addition, the Intel B65 Express Chipset supports up to 2 DIMMs per channel of DDR3 1333 Mhz and legacy PCI for continued support of legacy PCI devices in the business environment.

Intel® B65 Express Chipset

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2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family


Features and benefits
Support for 2nd generation Intel Core processor family Supports 2nd generation Intel Core processor family with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Pentium® processor, and Intel® Celeron® processor. Intel® P67 Express Chipset also enables overclocking features of unlocked 2nd generation Intel Core processor family.
Support for HDMI, DisplayPort*, eDP and DVI 2 High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) delivers uncompressed HD video and uncompressed multi-channel audio in a single cable, supporting all HD formats including 720p, 1080i and 1080p. Dual independent display expands the viewable workspace to two monitors.
Multi-monitor support Multi-monitor support with Windows* 7.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) With additional hard drives added, Intel® RST2 provides quicker access to digital photo, video and data files with RAID 0, 5, and 10, and greater data protection against hard disk drive failure with RAID 1, 5, and 10. Support for external SATA (eSATA) enables the full SATA interface speed outside the chassis, up to 3 Gb/s.
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 two SATA ports.
Serial ATA (SATA)
3 Gb/s
High-speed storage interface supporting up to four SATA ports.
PCI Express* 2.0 Interface Offers up to 5 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to eight PCI Express 2.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2 and x4 depending on motherboard designs.

Additional information: 2

Packaging information
Product Package
Intel® 82B65 Express Chipset 942 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)

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 Intel Turbo Boost Technology and is only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit 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 have an Intel® RST-enabled chipset, RAID controller in the BIOS enabled and the Intel RST software driver installed. Please consult your system vendor for more information.