Product Info
Additional Info
  • CPU Compatibility List

    Get the latest list of CPUs supported by NVIDIA nForce Intel Edition MCPs.

  • Windows Vista™ Capable

    Ideal for Microsoft® Windows Vista™ (512MB system memory required).

  • SLI Technology

    NVIDIA® SLI™ technology takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express™ bus architecture, and features intelligent hardware and software solutions to deliver earth-shattering PC performance in a multi NVIDIA GPU solution. NVIDIA SLI supported solutions of select GeForce PCI Express GPUs, and nForce4 SLI/SLI X16 MCPs only.

nForce4 for Intel
NVIDIA nForce4 for Intel Platforms

NVIDIA nForce®4 media and communications processors (MCPs) for Intel processors deliver system performance and innovative features at a price you can afford! With technologies such as NVIDIA® ActiveArmor™, NVIDIA® MediaShield™, HD Audio**; and SLI™*, NVIDIA nForce4 MCPs offer advanced features and performance for leading motherboard solutions.

Whether you are a multitasker, an emerging film director, or hard-core gamer, NVIDIA nForce4 MCPs for Intel processors are the perfect fit at the perfect price!

If you are buying Intel processors, there is an NVIDIA nForce4 MCP to fit your needs:
  • NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 for enthusiasts and gamers
  • NVIDIA nForce4 SLI for performance users
  • NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE for performance mainstream users
  • NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra for entry mainstream users
SLI-Ready Now Available for Many Budgets
SLI-ready PCs and motherboards were once available only to the most elite PC enthusiasts. Now, NVIDIA and its partners deliver award-winning SLI technology to many more users. For a complete list of SLI-Ready motherboards, components, and PCs, visit SLIZone.

*Feature available on NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16, SLI, and SLI XE MCPs only
**Feature available on NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE and Ultra only

Key Features
SLI SLI-ready for extreme performance
These platforms support two NVIDIA SLI-ready graphics cards for scalable performance. NVIDIA nForce4 SLI MCPs include dedicated SLI hardware to maximize gaming performance.


NVIDIA nTune NVIDIA® nTune™ - Optimized PC Performance
NVIDIA nTune provides one of the safest and easiest ways to automatically optimize your PC. nTune automatically detects the application you are running and dynamically optimizes your PC settings. nTune squeezes more performance out of your PC by allowing for maximum performance or the quietest PC- depending on your personal preferences. Get the best of both worlds!

NVIDIA MediaShield NVIDIA® MediaShield™ - Advanced storage with RAID technology
Mediashield comes with an easy-to-use user interface with support for 4 SATA 3Gb/s and 4 ATA-133 drives. RAID 5*, 0, RAID 1, and RAID 0+1 support, enable fast disk data transfers. Additionally, Mediashield allows RAID arrays across both SATA and PATA hard drives and provides advanced features like the NVIDIA disk alert system that immediately alerts you if a drive fails. You also get dedicated spare disks that will automatically rebuild if a failed hard drive is detected.

NVIDIA ActiveArmor NVIDIA® ActiveArmor™ - Unmatched security
Dedicated hardware-based ActiveArmor Secure Networking Engine*** and ActiveArmor Firewall protect your PC from hackers and spyware as soon as it is turned on. You are immediately secure because any unauthorized or suspicious traffic is filtered out of your system. NVIDIA ActiveArmor Firewall secures your PC against a wide range of attacks including IP-spoofing and ARP cache poisoning. Easy to set up and fast to configure, ActiveArmor offers remote secure access, monitoring, and configuration for management. Additionally, ActiveArmor Secure Networking Engine performs network and security processing in the MCP, leaving the CPU free for gameplay.

***Feature available on NVIDIA nForce4 SLI and SLI X16 MCPs only