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Scalable Performance Tuning with Fast Responsiveness—Intel® Z75 Express Chipset

Intel® Z75 Express Chipset

A scalable and responsive platform, PC performance, the Intel® Z75 Express Chipset and 3rd generation Intel® CoreTM processor based-PC delivers the entry performance tuning capability for a customizable PC experience.  Adding speed when you need it and faster boot time and application load when you want it, the platform delivers the performance for a great customizable PC experience.

Intel® Z75 Express Chipset

Chipset Diagram

Features and benefits
Support for 3rd generation Intel® Core processors  Supports the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Intel® Pentium® processor, and Intel® Celeron® processor. Intel Z75 Express Chipset also enables overclocking features of unlocked 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology1
With additional hard drives added, provides quicker access to digital photo, video, and data files with RAID 0, 5, and 10, and greater data protection against a 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.
Intel® Smart Response Technology Implements storage I/O caching for faster response times of application startup and quicker access to user data.
Intel® Smart Connect Technology Provides faster application refresh by allowing applications to be updated in a low power state.
Intel® Rapid Start Technology Allows quick system resumes from the hibernate state.
Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Integrated USB 3.0 support, provides greater enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 5 gigabits per second (Gbps) with up to 4 USB 3.0 ports.
Serial ATA (SATA) 6Gb/s Next generation high-speed storage interface supporting up to 6Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access with up to 2 SATA ports.
PCI Express* 2.0 Interface Offers up to 5GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to 8 PCI Express 2.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2 and x4 depending on motherboard designs.

Additional information 1

Packaging information
Intel® Z75 Express Chipset

942 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)

Product and Performance Information


1. 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.