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This article is a continuation to “Identity Protection, Built into the Chip” where I discussed the principles of IPT technology, now moving toward something more practical: Build an IPT capable system. Basically, the required ingredients are a 2nd generation Intel Core processor and a motherboard with Intel Q67 Express chipset or B65 Express chipset along with AMT version 7.1. The Intel DQ67OW, DQ67SW, DQ67EP and DB65AL are four such boards. ASUS also has the P8Q67-M DO, Foxconn has the Q67M and Gigabyte has the GA-Q67M-D2H-B3 and GA-P65A-UD3.


If your intention is to build an IPT capable machine, along with the manageability provided by Intel® vPro™, then you need the Intel Q67 Express chipset. Read Jake Gauthier’s post about  “Build your own PC with the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro Processor Family” to make sure that you select the correct CPU in order to have also KVM capability enabled in your PC.


If by any chance you decide to buy a ready-to-wear PC instead of build your own, you also have some good options available in this list, which includes desktops and notebooks, for consumer or enterprise usage (not all vPro capable).


If you are looking for websites that use this technology, remember that this kind of technology is usually an opt-in service, so you must actively choose to link the PC to authenticate the account, and nowadays here is the most updated list of websites that are supporting IPT.

So, if you want further details, read also “Access Accounts More Securely with Intel® Identity Protection Technology