MCP78 supports 19 lanes in total, allowing configuration of 1 PCIe x16 + 3 PCIe x1. It is PCIe Generation 2.0 compatible. The chipset also comes with DX10 SM4.0 GPU. It support CineFX 4.0 Shading architecture, DX10 vertex Shader 4.0, Multiple render targets etc. It also incorpoates a programmable PureVideo HD Video processor which is a hardware decoder supporting full bitrate H.264, VC1, MPEG2 video decode. There is support of NR, EDge Enhancement, Bad edit Correction, Inverse telecine, high quality scaling etc.The first MCP78 based motherboards are expected in January 2008.