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Mobile Intel® 915PM Express Chipset

Mobile Intel® 915PM Express Chipset

The Mobile Intel® 915PM Express chipset supports the Intel® Pentium® M Processor, enabling a better home audio experience with Intel® High Definition Audio, which is an enhanced audio specification for high quality audio. The Mobile Intel® 915PM Express chipset also 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. Additionally Mobile Intel® 915PM Express chipset supports PCI Express* bus architecture, a highly scalable general purpose I/O for industry peripherals such as ExpressCard*.

Mobile Intel® 915PM Express Chipset

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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.
Discrete Graphics Supports a high speed PCI Express* graphics interface for the gaming and workstation applications.
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 4x 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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) Increased bandwidth for high quality audio and support for Dolby* Technologies. Also enables power savings during audio activity.
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

Packaging information
82915GM (MCH) 37.5 mm x 40 mm Micro-FCBGA
82801FBM (ICH6-M) 31 mm x 31 mm 609 pin mBGA

Product and Performance Information

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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.