Support the Intel 4th generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors in the 1150 package
Intel B85 single chip architecture
Support 2-DIMM DDR3-1600/1333 up to 16G maximum capacity
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Technology
Double Hi-Fi exclusively feature
Supported Super LAN Surge Protection
Intel SBA(Small Business Advantage) Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel B85 chipset
Intel® B85 Express Chipset delivers improved performance and responsiveness. It add the Intel® Smart Response Technology and RST caching technology, B85 delivers an agile PC response for fast system boot time and application load time when used in conjunction with a SSD.
Intel LGA 1150 4th Generation Intel Core™ Processor support
The 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors are based on 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor architecture, with the latest 22nm process to maximize the processor platform. Based on the new LGA 1150 socket, 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors with graphics with DX11.1 & OCL1.2 cores , the overall performance will meet your demand.
Unlike the previous design thinking, once again BIOSTAR first to embed "Double Hi-Fi" AMP IC, in addition to retaining the exclusive Hi-Fi high-quality without change. "Double Hi-Fi" has brand new features with plug-and-play headphone to enjoy the same quality of sound; whether the sound source output set in the front or rear can have both high-quality Hi-Fi sound.
Upgrading your Audio performance in the easiest way is choosing BIOSTAR ultimate Motherboard. It does support Blu-ray audio DRM (compatible driver/software) and provide the higher audio output of 24 bit/ 192KHz than the 16 bit/ 48KHz from the normal MB. You will experience the high quality sound effect with pure Blu-Ray Audio.
Audio power is an important factor in audio quality. Most AV equipment isolates the power supply for each analog and digital signal to gather high-quality sound reproduction. Equipped with BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Power technology, it will utilize audio components with independent power design for a significant reduction in electronic noise and superb sound quality.
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Ground ( Golden Line ) is noise-blocking multi-layer PCB design to isolates analog audio signals from digital sources. Unique PCB layout is ideal for exceptional clarity and high fidelity sound.
The built-in amplifier can drive major high-end headphones with over 100dB loads and offer wide band-width, low noise, high slew rate and low distortion audio source from front panel I/O. Gaming enthusiasts can enjoy a fuller range of dynamic sound with crisper details and less distortion.
Smart EAR is a windows-based audio utility which allows you to easily adjust system volume. With its user-friendly GUI, you can also increase or decrease impedance setting (Low/High Gain) to optimize your headphone performance. You can easily enjoy high-quality and awesome sound.
Metal-oxide film resistors are made of metal oxides such as tin oxide. The electric characteristics are greater stability and reliability than regular metal film resistors when operating in an extremely broad working temperature range. This special component is used in applications with high endurance audio demands.
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards come with high quality ‘Non-Polarized Electrolysis Electric audio capacitors’ for each audio channel circuit. The customized audio capacitors deliver low noise, low distortion, and wide bandwidth to achieve the highest sound resolution and sound expansion. The critical component will ensure the most realistic sound effects to gaming enthusiasts.
Embrace exceptional sound quality for the win with 110dB SNR and stylish and efficient EMI shield blocks electromagnetic interference to help provide cleaner audio. It has achieved a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 110dB, yielding almost loss-less audio form rear audio connectors.
DVI is better than VGA for LCD displays since it is digital while VGA is analog. For LCD displays, the picture is digitized pixel per pixel. Through DVI, the panel gets data for each pixel, so the picture generated in the Graphics device matches the pixels on the panel itself.
Direct3D 11.1 enables Direct3D 10 APIs and Direct3D 11 APIs to use one underlying rendering device. And it allows developers to achieve a high speed, fully conformant software rasterizer.
SmartSpeedLAN is a free software application which monitors and manages your PC's network behavior. With user-friendly GUI, it allows you to select and prioritize different types of network traffic, including gaming, media streaming, communications or web surfing.You can also set any specific applications, choosing to prioritize or block accordingly. SmartSpeedLAN can feature automatic management options that use adaptive networking intelligence to ensure that you are getting the best online experience possible.
Experience Fastest data transfers at 5 Gbps with USB 3.0--the new latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and backward compatible with previous USB 2.0 components.
Charger booster is the best and efficient charger solution for apple devices such as iPad, iPhone. Basically, Charger booster Technology is able to boost the charging time to be more efficiency and faster once any apple goods connecting to our Motherboard. With charger booster technology, you are able to charge your apple devices up to 42 % faster.
PCIe Gen 3.0
PCIe 3.0 is the next evolution of the ubiquitous and general-purpose PCI Express I/O standard. At 8GT/s bit rate, the interconnect performance bandwidth is doubled over PCIe 2.0, while preserving compatibility with software and mechanical interfaces.
SATAIII 6Gbps provides a higher bandwidth to retrieve and transfer HD media. With this super speed data transfer, SATAIII allows an incredible data boost which is 2x faster than the SATA 3G.
Super Durable Ferrite Choke
Super Durable Ferrite Choke brings the benefits of higher current capacity, lower energy loss and better power stability.
Super Durable Solid Caps
The best quality solid state capacitors with ultra low ESR design, the Super Durable Solid Caps doubles the lifespan.
The popularity of PC usage and working environment is getting deteriorating and moist(rural, coastal, etc.). The PCB will be oxidizing easily by damp or absorbed moisture, and ionic migration or CAF (Conductive Anodic Filament) will be generated. Moisture-proof PCB meets high density and high reliability requirements for moisture proof.
Low RdsOn P-Pak MOS
Low resistance design can significantly reduce the current out of energy loss.Low temperature, small size, excellent thermal conductivity.
100% Solid Caps
With armor-plated Biostar Technology, all capacitors are placed with 100% solid capacitors that have a lasting life cycle, durability and stability for crucial components.
Super Anti-Surge Protection
BIOSTAR exclusive Anti-Surge design provides the best protection of board and extends the product life. Having the latest model of "Transient Voltage Suppressor" on- board can effectively protect the board circuit, reducing the shocks caused by ESD as well as other damages arising from overvoltage transients to enhance system durability.
Super LAN Surge Protection
Super LAN Surge Protection, providing LAN port with more advanced antistatic protection capabilities by adding an integrated chip to strengthen electrical stability and prevent damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges. SLSP (Super LAN Surge Protection) series motherboard upgrades the existing system protection standards with maximum 4X protection comparing to other board makers.
ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) is the major factor to destroy PC by electrical overstress(EOS) condition, ESD occurred by PC users when touch any devices connect to PC, which may result in damage to motherboard or parts .ESD protection is designed to protect the motherboard and equipment from damage by EOS
On board dedicated power fuse to help prevent USB port failure. It prevents USB Port overcurrent and safegurand your system and device lifespan.
BIOS Virus Protection
When enabled, the BIOS will protect the boot sector and partition table by halting the system and flashing a warning message whether there's an attempt to write to these areas.
OC / OV / OH Protection
All BIOSTAR special circuit design detects overvoltage conditions and prevents voltage surges from spreading in real time. It also actively cuts off the overvoltage supply to protect your system. Over current protection, avoid motherboard from damage when doing overclock or an unusual current import. Over heat protection, avoid motherboard & CPU from burning when exceeding the temperature limitation.
BullGuard Internet Security (90 days FREE trial)
BullGuard Internet Security comes with the broadest line-up of internet security features on the market, including: a cutting-edge dual Antivirus engine, Online Backup for your precious files, PC Tune Up to speed up your system, a Game Mode for a seamless gaming experience, Parental Control, Firewall, Safe Browsing and many more. Make the most of your digital life with Bullguard!
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a brand new framework that provides a revolutionary interface. It is a modern clear and easy-to-use graphical user interface. The UEFI comes with a colorful easy-understand icons leads users into the setup layer directly.
Users can easily assemble their own computer, a simple-swap data discs and other accessories.
BIO-Remote2 Technology is featuring users a better Home Theater environment. Users who own either Android mobile or Apple goods are able to access and control your PC remotely; At this moment, you’re smart device became a intelligent and functional remote controller; more than that, BIO-Remote2 also includes both function of mouse pad and power point presentation mode.
Update BIOS effortlessly from a USB flash disk before entering the OS.
BIO-Flasher is a convenient BIOS update tool. Just launch this tool and put the BIOS on USB pen driver before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS with only a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy disk or other complicated flash utility.
Integrated e-service automatically sends your technical support request to Biostar Globe tech support without any delay.
Personalize your desktop with customizable boot logo. BIOScreen is the new feature that lets you personalize and create your own style with unique, custom-made boot logo.
Support Dual Channel DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz 2 x DDR3 DIMM Memory Slot Max. Supports up to 16GB Memory
By CPU model Supports DX11.1 Supports HDCP
4 x SATA III Connector 2 x SATA II Connector
Realtek RTL8111GR - 10/100/1000Mb/s Controller Support Super LAN Surge Protection
Realtek ALC892 8-Channel Blu-ray Audio
2 x USB 3.0 Port 1 x USB 3.0 Header 4 x USB 2.0 Port 2 x USB 2.0 Header
1 x PCI-E 3.0 x16 Slot 2 x PCI-E 2.0 x1 Slot
1 x PS/2 Mouse 1 x PS/2 Keyboard 2 x USB 3.0 Port 4 x USB 2.0 Port 1 x DVI Connector 1 x VGA Port 1 x LAN Port 3 x Audio Jacks
1 x USB 3.0 Header 2 x USB 2.0 Header 4 x SATA III Connector (6Gb/s) 2 x SATA II Connector (3Gb/s ) 1 x Front Audio Header 1 x Front Panel Header 1 x S/PDIF-Out Header 1 x CPU Fan Connector 1 x System Fan Connector 1 x COM Port Header
CPU / System Temperature Monitoring CPU / System Fan Monitoring Smart / Manual CPU Fan Control System Voltage Monitoring
Micro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 22.6cm x 17.4cm ( W x L )
Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10(x64)
BullGuard BIO-Remote2 Smart Speed LAN Intel Rapid Start Technology Intel Smart Connect Technology Intel SBA(Small Business Advantage) Technology
2 x SATA Cable 1 x I/O Shield 1 x DVD Driver 1 x Quick Guide