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Intel(r) 845G Chipset
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Designed to deliver the full performance of Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, the Intel® 845G chipset enables exciting platforms with the high-performance 533/400MHz system bus, integrated Intel® Extreme Graphics, AGP4X card support, and interoperable DDR-SDRAM memory. Integrated Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and dual independent audio engines enable fast and exciting user experiences.

For more information on the Intel 845G chipset read the product brief (PDF 184K), "Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-based platform with the Intel® 845G Chipset".

845G Chipset System Diagram
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845G Features and Benefits
533 and 400MHz System Bus
Platform longevity with support for the highest CPU frequency and increases system bandwidth for greater system responsiveness.
Intel® Extreme Graphics Technology
Revolutionary graphics architecture supports the latest APIs allowing software developers to create real-life environments and characters.
Intel® Hub Architecture
Dedicated data paths to deliver maximum bandwidth for I/O intensive applications.
DDR266/200 or PC133 SDRAM
Flexible memory technology allows DDR usage for higher system performance or PC133 for cost-effective systems.
Intel® Dynamic Video Output Interface
Single motherboard offers maximum display (digital CRT or TV) flexibility through the standard AGP connector.
AGP4X interface
High-bandwidth interface enables upgradeability to latest graphics cards.
LAN connect interface
Flexible networking options for a range of usage models that take advantage of Intel® SingleDriver� technology.
Alert on LAN* 2.0
Emits an alert in case of software failures or system intrusion, even when the O/S is not present or the system is suspended.
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (6 ports)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 offers up to 40x greater bandwidth over original USB 1.1 for demanding I/O peripherals.
Ultra ATA/100
Takes advantage of the latest industry innovations in HDD features and performance.
Intel® Application Accelerator
Software that helps accelerate boot time and application launch times.
AC�97 Controller
Excellent audio quality, with up to six channels for full surround- sound capability including a simultaneous modem connection.
Communications Network Riser Card
Allows flexibility for multiple configurations on a single card to extend USB, LAN, and audio.
Low-power sleep mode
Energy savings
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor
478 Flip Chip Pin Grid Array (FCPGA)
Intel�82845G GMCH
760 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)
Intel�82801DB ICH4
421 Micro Ball Grid Array (MBGA)
Intel® Application Accelerator: Accelerate boot time and disk I/O
Benchmarks: Intel® Pentium® 4 processor performance
: Selector Guide
Comparison Chart: Chipsets
Product Information
Software & Drivers: 845 Chipset Family
Graphics Controller Drivers: 84845G
Differences between 845G and 845GL Chipsets
Datasheet: 82845G/82845GL Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Specification Update: 82845G/82845GL Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Whitepaper: 845G Chipset Graphics Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Datasheet: 82801DB I/O Controller Hub 4 (ICH4)
Specification Update: 82801DB I/O Controller Hub 4 (ICH4)
Whitepaper: 82801DB I/O Controller Hub 4 (ICH4)
Design Guide: Pentium® 4 Processor in 478-Pin Package and 845G/845GL Chipset Platform
Thermal and Mechanical Design Guidelines: 82845G/82845GL Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Programmer�s Reference Manual: 82801DB (ICH4), 82801CA (ICH3), 82801BA (ICH2), 82801AA (ICH), and 82801AB (ICH0) IDE Controller
Programmer�s Reference Manual: I/O Controller Hub 4 (ICH4) Enhanced Host Controller Interface (EHCI)
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Press Kit: Pentium 4 Processor Platform
Press Release: Intel® 845G, 845E and 845GL Chipsets
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The Pentium 4 processor and 845G chipset may contain design defects or errors known as errata which may cause the product to deviate from published specifications. Current characterized errata are available on request.

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