New Intel® Desktop Boards

With an array of eight new desktop processors swiftly in line we see 5 new desktop mainboards.  In order to keep things short we have taken a brief introduction to the mainboards following it up with a more in-depth look at the mainboard we will be focusing on the Intel® Desktop Board DP67BG

Intel® Desktop Board DP67BG
Designed for the latest and greatest generation of multi-threaded games and media application, the Intel® Desktop Board DP67BG delivers incredible performance with the latest technologies possible. Enjoy a great over-clocking experience while all the while keeping your system running smooth with Maximum ePower. This board also gives you an unbelievable graphics experience with support for both ATI Crossfire* and NVIDIA SLI* technologies as well as the latest in connectivity with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0 Gb/s.

Intel® Desktop Board DP67BA
The Intel® Desktop Board DP67BA is an Intel® P67 Express chipset based desktop product in ATX form factor. Delivers the exceptional computational performance of 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ family of processors. The DP67BA board features built-in flexibility to maximize performance by tuning the processor and the memory frequencies. Other premium features include SATA 6 Gb/s ports to support the latest in SSD technologies, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for highest speed connections to USB peripherals, and High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) with 7.1 surround audio with multi-streaming capability.

Intel® Desktop Board DP67DE
The Intel® Desktop Board DP67DE is an Intel® P67 Express chipset based desktop product in MicroATX form factor. Delivers the exceptional computational performance of 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ family of processors. The DP67DE board features built-in flexibility to maximize performance by tuning the processor and the memory frequencies. Other premium features include SATA 6 Gb/s ports to support the latest in SSD technologies, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for highest speed connections to USB peripherals, and Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) with 7.1 surround audio with multi-streaming capability.

Intel® Desktop Board DH67BL
The Intel® Desktop Board DH67BL is an Intel® H67 Express chipset-based desktop board in MicroATX form factor. It supports the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Intel® Core™ i5 processors, and other Intel® processors in the LGA1155 package. The board is featured with DVI-I and HDMI* connectors, and supports dual independent display for processors with Intel® HD Graphics. Powered by the 2nd generation Intel Core processors, DH67BL delivers a superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and lifelike audio and video.   Intel® Desktop Board DH67BL also offers premium features, such as two SATA 6 Gb/s ports, two USB 3.0 ports with 5Gb/s link speed, and Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10, which provides new levels of protection, performance, and expandability.

Intel® Desktop Board DH67GD
The Intel® Desktop Board DH67GD is Intel® H67 Express chipset-based desktop board in MicroATX form factor. It supports the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors and Intel® Core™ i5 processors, and other Intel® processors in the LGA1155 package. The board is featured with DVI-I, HDMI* and DisplayPort* connectors, and supports dual independent display for processors with Intel® HD Graphics. Powered by the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors, DH67GD delivers a superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and lifelike audio and video. Intel® Desktop Board DH67GD also offers premium features, such as two SATA 6 Gb/s ports, two USB 3.0 ports with 5 Gb/s link speed and Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10, which provides new levels of protection, performance, and expandability.

Intel® Desktop Board DH67CF
The Intel® Desktop Board DH67CF is an Intel® H67 Express chipset-based desktop board in Mini-ITX form factor. It supports the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor and other Intel® processors in the LGA1155 package. This board is featured with DVI-I, HDMI*, and DisplayPort* connectors, and supports dual independent display. Powered by the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors, DH67CF delivers a superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and life-like audio and video. Intel® Desktop Board DH67CF also offers premium features such as two SATA 6 Gb/s ports and two USB 3.0 ports with 5Gb/s link speed. The Mini-ITX form factor provides maximum design flexibility for system designs ranging from all-in-one to portable systems.

Intel® Desktop Board DH67CL
The Intel® Desktop Board DH67CL is an Intel® H67 Express chipset-based desktop board in ATX form factor. It supports the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Intel® Core™ i5 processors, and other Intel® processors in the LGA1155 package. The board is featured with DVI-I and HDMI* connectors, and supports dual independent display for processors with Intel® HD Graphics. Powered by the 2nd generation Intel Core processors, DH67CL delivers a superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and lifelike audio and video.   Intel® Desktop Board DH67CL also offers premium features, such as two SATA 6 Gb/s ports, two USB 3.0 ports with 5Gb/s link speed, and Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10, which provides new levels of protection, performance and expandability.

With the new Intel DP67BG mainboard that we are looking at today we now see a mainboard schematic looking like this.

Form Factor

ATX (304.80 millimetres [12.00 inches] x 243.84 millimetres [9.60 inches])

Processor

Support for an Intel® processor in the LGA1155 package

Main Memory

• Four 240-pin DDR3 SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM)sockets
   arranged in two channels
• Support for DDR3 2400 MHz to DDR3 1066 MHz DIMMs
• Support for 1.35 V memory
• Support for non-ECC memory
• Support for up to 32 GB of memory

Chipset

Intel® P67 Express Chipset consisting of the Intel P67 Platform Controller Hub (PCH)

Graphics

Support for multiple PCI Express* 2.0 graphics cards

Audio

• Independent multi-streaming 8-channel (7.1) audio and 2-channel  
   audio subsystem, featuring: ― Intel® High Definition (Intel® HD)
   Audio interface ― Realtek* ALC892 codec
• HD Audio front panel header
• On-board 4-pin S/PDIF out header
• Back panel S/PDIF out optical connector (TOSLINK)

Expansion Capabilities

• One PCI Express 2.0 x16 port
• One PCI Express 2.0 x8 port (x8 electrical; 16 compatible)
• Three PCI Express 2.0 x1 ports
• Two PCI* bus connectors

Legacy I/O Support

Nuvoton W83677HG-I legacy I/O controller that provides Consumer Infrared (CIR) support

Not to steal Intel’s day at the races we also took delivery of Crucial’s new Ballistix, DDR3 PC3-17000 (2133MHz) Unbuffered Non ECC Memory.  Therefore over the page for a few pictures of the parts and final builds.  This article is not for the faint hearted as there is many pages of results which make this article extremely factual

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