The Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset is part of the Mobile Intel® 7 Series Chipset family, providing integrated USB 3.0 on a single-chip architecture, and supports both the 3rd and 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor families. QM77 delivers:

  • Intel® AMT 8.0 with enhanced manageability and security
  • USB 3.0, the latest and fastest USB protocol, with I/O speed up to 10 times that of USB 2.0
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology with RAID support for enhanced performance, power management, and data protection for the storage subsystems. This includes Intel® Smart Response Technology, a caching software that enables small SSD with HDD to achieve standalone SSD-like performance while keeping the large storage provided by HDD
  • Intel® Small Business Advantage, which provides manageability for small business
  • Intel® Performance Tuning Utility, which allows users to unlock Intel Core processors by changing the core multiplier, and thus increase frequency for best gaming results
  • Intel® Wireless Display, which allows you to enjoy all of your personal and online content on a big screen TV with a simple wireless connection
  • Blu-ray* logo capable HD video playback, with native support for Blu-ray drives
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology with RAID support for enhanced performance, power management, and data protection for the storage subsystem

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Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset Features at a Glance

Feature
Benefit

Intel® Core™ processor family

PCs with a processor from the Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family enable IT to take advantage of hardware-assisted security and manageability capabilities that enhance their ability to maintain, manage, and protect their business PCs.

Intel® Active Management Technology1 (Intel® AMT)

Using built-in platform capabilities and popular third-party management and security applications, Intel AMT allows IT to better discover, heal, and protect networked computing assets.

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology2

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® Flexible Display Interface3

An innovative path for three independently controlled channels of integrated graphics display data to be transported to the mobile Intel® 7 Series Chipset.

Intel® High Definition Audio4

Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.

Intel® Wireless Display5

With a laptop featuring Intel® Wireless Display, you can experience your favorite movies, videos, photos, online shows and more on your TV with great image clarity and sound.

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 (Gb/s) with up to 4 USB 3.0 ports.

Serial ATA (SATA)* 6 Gb/s and 3 Gb/s

Next-generation high-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access with up to 2 SATA 6Gb/s ports.

Intel® Integrated 10/100/1000 MAC

Support for the Intel® 82579V Gigabit Network Connection.

Intel® Small Business Advantage

Local manageability for small business.

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Packaging Information

Packaging Information
Intel® QM77 Express Chipset 25 x 25 x 1.788 mm in BGA package

Product and Performance Information

1

Requires activation and a system with a corporate network connection, an Intel® AMT-enabled chipset, network hardware, and software. For notebooks, Intel AMT may be unavailable or limited over a host OS-based VPN, when connecting wirelessly, on battery power, sleeping, hibernating, or powered off. Results dependent upon hardware, setup, and configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/vpro/index.htm.

2

Support for RAID 5/10 on mobile available only starting Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 10.0.

3

Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI) and the chipset graphic display interfaces require a computer system with a processor, chipset, BIOS, and enabling software for the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator.

4

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.

5

Requires an Intel® WiDi enabled system and Intel® WiDi enabled receiver device. 1080p and Blu-ray* or other protected content playback only available on 3rd or 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor-based PCs with built-in visuals enabled, a compatible receiver device and media player, and supporting Intel® WiDi software and graphics driver installed. Consult your PC manufacturer. For more information, see www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/intel-wireless-display.html.

6

No computer system can provide absolute security. Requires an enabled Intel® processor, enabled chipset, and firmware and software optimized to use the technologies. Consult your system manufacturer and software vendor for more information.