It’s a visual world – choose the first Intel motherboard optimized for use with single GeForce GPUs. Get up to 70+% GPU performance boost with NVIDIA nForce® 730i MCP. With support for NVIDIA® Hybrid SLI®, nForce 730i provides turbocharged graphics and video performance.

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Optimize your PC
Enjoy superior graphics performance on today’s most popular games and applications at an affordable price with an nForce 730i motherboard and an entry dual-core CPU.

Innovative Hybrid SLI® Technology
Combine select NVIDIA discrete GPUs with NVIDIA nForce 730i MCP to boost application performance by over 70% at the same system price.


NVIDIA GeForce Boost Technology

Turbocharge the performance of your GeForce® GPU. Plug it into an NVIDIA motherboard to enjoy the additive performance of GeForce Boost technology. Get performance increases and more for your money.
*On select GeForce GPUs, visit for a complete list

High-definition Gaming with Dual-link DVI support
Able to drive high-resolution flat-panel displays supporting dual-link DVI at up to WQXGA resolution.

NVIDIA MediaShield™ Storage
Provides a simple point and click wizard-based interface for creating and managing multi-disk storage configurations. Allows multi-disk designs to be set up for maximum performance (RAID 0), for data protection (RAID 1), or for a combination of both performance and protection (RAID 0+1 and RAID 5).

NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet Technology
The industry’s fastest Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.

NVIDIA FirstPacket Technology
Be the ‘King of Ping’ with FirstPacket™ technology. Get the crystal-clear phone conversations and online gaming performance you expect. FirstPacket technology assures your game data, VoIP conversations, and large file transfers are delivered according to preferences set by you in an intuitive wizard.

High Definition Audio (HDA)
High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.


CPU (Intel or AMD) Intel
Processor Supported  

Core 2 Extreme
Core 2 Quad
Core 2 Duo

Socket Supported 775
PCI Express 2.0

20 lanes
1x16, 4x1

FSB Speed (Intel only) 1333Mhz
NVIDIA SLI Technology No
DDR Support

DDR2-800 / DDR3-1333

SLI-Ready Memory No
SATA/PATA Drive Support 6/2
NVIDIA MediaShield RAID 0,1,0+1,5
Audio Specification HDA (Azalia)
ESA-Certified No
Gigabit Ethernet Connections 1
NVIDIA FirstPacket technology Yes
PCI Express x16 slots 1
NVIDIA Control Panel Yes
Vista Support Yes
NVIDIA System Monitor Yes
NVIDIA GeForce Boost No
NVIDIA HybridPower Yes
NVIDIA PureVideo No
Display Outputs No
Vista Support RGB, dual-link DVI, HDMI, DP
Form Factor ATX