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Intel® Core™ i5, Core™ i3, Intel® Pentium®, and Intel® Xeon® Processors with Intel® 3450 Chipset

Formerly Foxhollow (Lynnfield/Clarkdale + Ibex Peak-WS)

With integrated flexible x16 PCI Express* 2.0 and DDR3 memory controllers supporting error correcting code (ECC) memory, this two-chip platform provides performance, remote manageability and security, ECC, and power savings capabilities ideal for a broad range of embedded applications.

  • Intel® Intelligent Power Technology: Reduces idle power via power gates and automated low-power states.
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: Boosts performance by increasing processor frequency.
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Concurrent multi-threading boosts performance in parallel applications.
  • Intel® vPro™ technology: Remote management, flexible virtualization, and enhanced security capabilities.

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Processors1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Processor Number Ordering Code Cache, Clock Speed Power Memory Product Technologies
Intel® Xeon® processor X3450 BV80605001911AQ 8 MB, 2.66 GHz 95 W DDR3-800/1066/1333 Error correcting code (ECC), Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology), IA-64, demand based switching, Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT), Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) for Directed I/O (Intel® VT-d), Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Xeon® processor X3430 BV80605001914AG 8 MB, 2.4 GHz 95 W DDR3-800/1066/1333 ECC, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, IA-64, demand based switching, Intel TXT, Intel VT-d, Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Pentium® processor G6950 CM80616004593AE 3 MB, 2.8 GHz 73 W DDR3-1066 Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, IA-64, Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-660 processor CM80616003177AC 4 MB, 3.33 GHz 73 W DDR3-1066/1333 Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI), Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, Intel HT Technology, IA-64, Intel TXT, Intel® vPro™ technology, Intel VT-d, Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i3-540 processor CM80616003060AE 4 MB, 3.06 GHz 73 W DDR3-1066/1333 Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, Intel HT Technology, IA-64, Execute Disable Bit
Product Ordering Code Package Power Features
Intel® 3450 Chipset BD3450 FCBGA951 5.9 W Intel® Active Management Technology 6.0, six eSATA ports, 14 USB ports, eight PCI Express* (PCIe*) I/O ports, error correcting code (ECC)  

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Intel® Core™ i5, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel® Pentium®, and Intel® Xeon® processors with Intel® 3450 Chipset, formerly Foxhollow (Lynnfield/Clarkdale + Ibex Peak-WS)

This block diagram provides a description of the functions, capabilities, and connectivity within the Intel® processor platform shown. With integrated flexible x16 PCI Express* 2.0 and DDR3 memory controllers supporting error correcting code (ECC) memory, this two-chip platform provides performance, remote manageability and security, ECC, and power-saving capabilities ideal for a broad range of embedded applications.

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3. Execute Disable Bit requires an Execute Disable Bit enabled system. Check with your PC manufacturer to determine whether your system delivers this functionality. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/xdbit/index.htm.

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6. Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT) 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/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/intel-active-management-technology.html

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13. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology requires a system with Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.