The browser version you are using is not recommended for this site.
Please consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser by clicking one of the following links.





Everyday Performance and Responsiveness

A great everyday computing platform, the Intel® H77 Express Chipset and 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family deliver improved performance and responsiveness. The first H-family chipset to add Intel® Smart Response Technology and Intel® Rapid Storage Technology caching, the Intel H77 Express Chipset delivers an agile PC response for fast system boot time and application load time when used in conjunction with an Intel® SSD. Whether it’s for computing productivity, content creation, or media consumption, the Intel H77 Express Chipset and 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family can help you get the job done.

Download product brief >

View chipset specifications >





Features and Benefits

Support for 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors

Supports 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Pentium® processor, and Intel® Celeron® processor. Intel® H77 Express Chipset also enables overclocking features of unlocked 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology1

With additional hard drives added, provides quicker access to digital photo, video, and data files with Intel® RAID 0, 5, and 10, and greater data protection against a hard disk drive failure with Intel 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® Smart Response Technology

Implements storage I/O caching for faster response times of application startup and quicker access to user data.

Intel® Smart Connect Technology

Provides faster application refresh by allowing applications to be updated in a low power state.

Intel® Rapid Start Technology

Allows quick system resumes from the hibernate state.

Universal Serial Bus 3.0

Integrated USB 3.0 support provides greater enhancement in performance, with a design data rate of up to 5 Gb/s with up to four USB 3.0 ports.

Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s

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


SATA interface designed for use with external SATA devices. Provides a link for 3 Gb/s data speeds to eliminate bottlenecks found with current external storage solutions.

PCI Express* 2.0 interface

Offers up to 5 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with up to eight PCI Express 2.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2 and x4 depending on motherboard designs.

Packaging information
Intel® H77 Express Chipset 942 Flip Chip Ball Grid Array (FCBGA)

Related Videos

Product and Performance Information


Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) requires the computer have an Intel® RST-enabled chipset, RAID controller in the BIOS enabled and the Intel RST software driver installed. Please consult your system vendor for more information.