But both Grantsdale chipsets are merely watered down versions of the Alderwood, which is the high-performance ” rocket-sled ” of the three. It may boost performance very effectively and from that point of view it may be a good thing; but if all it’s doing is OCing the core and memory on your graphics card and just not telling you about it, then I rather think that IS cheating – if you wanted to do that, you could do it on any board, the key difference being that you could choose to do that. Listing of these RCP does not constitute a formal pricing offer from Intel. You cannot yet purchase a motherboard containing any of these new chipsets. PCI Express Revision is the version supported by the processor.

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Refer to Datasheet for formal definitions of product properties and features. When someone decides to build a new systemthey first select the chipsetand build the computer around the chipset motherboard. Prices are for direct Intel customers, typically represent 1,unit purchase quantities, and are subject to change without notice.

Intel i915/i915G/915P & ICH6R chipset chipset motherboard based Award BIOS IDs

Did you find the information on this site useful? Intel doesn’t provide direct warranty support. Don’t have an account? Rather they support PCI 2.


It means we get to use new toys: The bandwidth offered by this new X16 port is 4 times more than what is currently provided by AGP-8X. DDR2 at the higher speed With so many design changes in this chipset, it might take the “early-adopters” longer to work out all the kinks.

I need to wait for my broadband connection before I am able to download any updates from the web – the system is not on any network either. The chipset comes embedded on the motherboard and cannot be upgraded without replacing the motherboard itself not a simple upgrade.

Graphics Output defines the interfaces available to communicate with display devices. Does this mean that by clandestinely overclocking manufacturer A’s graphics card, Asus are potentially automatically voiding the end user’s warranty cover? Fitted with an all-in-one monoblock which matches the Gigabyte Grantsxale aesthetic.

Intel i/iG/P & ICH6R chipset chipset motherboard based Award BIOS IDs • Wim’s BIOS

System and Maximum TDP is based on worst case scenarios. PEG rocks, and it isn’t cheating at all.

Contact your OEM or reseller for warranty support. Ii915p two Grantsdale chipsets are the same except that the one designated ” G ” comes with onboard on the motherboard graphicsso you could save money by NOT having to purchase a separate graphics card. Unless you have lots of patience, and grqntsdale troubleshooting skills, let someome else blaze the trail for you.


So what features will the Alderwood iX have? The different PCI Express versions support different data rates.

Poncho at May 31, Would it make any difference to the system performance? Our goal is to make the ARK family of tools a valuable resource for you. Listing of these RCP does not constitute a formal pricing offer from Intel. All information provided is subject to change at any time, without notice. Grantsdale will support and I also note that it’s only in response to being caught and called on this that Asus have admitted that that’s what they’re doing and have added an option in the BIOS to enable or disable this.

Posted by rmaciag – Tue 01 Feb I think people are making a mountain out i915o a mole hill.

Intel® 915P Graphics and Memory Controller

Any suggestions will be appreciated. See your Intel representative for details. P erformance A cceleration T echnology. Current chipsets max out at MHz. Granfsdale refer to the Launch Date for market availability. With so many design changes in this chipset, it might take the “early-adopters” longer to work out all the kinks.