Mobile Intel® 915GM Express Chipset
Featuring the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900, the Mobile Intel® 915GM chipset enables 2x the graphics performance of the previous generation of platforms based on the Intel® 855GME chipset.
The Mobile Intel® 915GM Express chipset also supports Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)1 which is an enhanced audio specification for high quality audio enabling a great home theater experience. Additionally Mobile Intel® 915GM Express chipset supports up to 2 GB of DDR2 system memory which enables up to 60% increase in peak memory bandwidth and power benefits over DDR memory and PCI Express* bus architecture, a highly scalable general purpose I/O for industry peripherals such as ExpressCard*.
|Features and benefits|
|533 MHz Front Side Bus||Up to 33% increase in Front Side Bus bandwidth over the previous generation.|
|Support for dual channel DDR2 400/533 MHz memory technology||Up to 60% improvement in peak memory bandwidth and average power savings over DDR memory.|
|Dual independent display||View two independent video sources when an external monitor or panel is connected to the laptop.|
|Intel® Stable Image Technology||Supports a unified graphics driver. Enables hardware changes without impact to IT software image stability.|
|Serial ATA||Provides up to 150 MB/Sec transfer rate for disk traffic.|
|Direct Media Interface (DMI)||With up to 2 GB/sec concurrent bandwidth, DMI provides up to 4 times faster I/O bandwidth compared to previous Intel proprietary Hub link I/O interface.|
|Integrated high speed USB 2.0||Support for eight USB 2.0 peripherals for maximum 40x faster data transfer and backward compatible to support USB 1.1 devices.|
|Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900||Delivers a 2 times improvement in graphics performance over the previous generation chipset, the Intel® 855GME. Also supports Microsoft DirectX* 9 solution for high definition media playback and 3D games.|
|Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)||Enables increased bandwidth for high quality audio and support for Dolby* Technologies. Also enables power savings during audio activity.|
|Integrated TV out||Provides board space and cost savings by eliminating the need for additional discrete chips.|
|PCI Express* Bus Architecture||Delivers up to a 4 times increase in discrete graphics bandwidth and 2 times the I/O bandwidth. Also supports industry peripherals such as ExpressCard*. Low pin count offers maximum bandwidth per pin.|
Additional information: 1
|82915GM (MCH)||37.5 mm x 40 mm Micro-FCBGA|
|82801FBM (ICH6-M)||31 mm x 31 mm 609 pin mBGA|
1. Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) requires a system with an appropriate Intel® chipset and a motherboard with an appropriate codec and the necessary drivers installed. System sound quality will vary depending on actual implementation, controller, codec, drivers, and speakers. For more information about Intel® HD Audio, refer to www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm.