Biostar officially launches the TPower X79 motherboad
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
Biostar, the Taiwanese manufacturer, has recently launched its first LGA2011 motherboard, officially this time (first unveiling proved to a leak), the TPower X79, aimed at enthusiasts, overclockers and gamers.
Using an ATX form factor, it supports Intel’s Sandy Bridge E processors, features a 9-phase power design, an 8-layer, 2 oz copper PCB, four DDR3-2400 memory slots and three PCI-Express x16 3.0 slots, allowing for multi GPU CrossFireX and SLI setups.
Also included is a 8-pin EPS connectors, one PCI and two PCIe x1 slots, two internal USB 3.0, three SATA 3.0 Gbps and four SATA 6.0 Gbps ports. Being and enthusiast board you’ll also find features such as a debug LED, UEFI BIOS, an on-board Power, Reset, and Clear CMOS buttons.
On the rear I/O, you’ll find a two USB 2.0 ports, six USB 3.0, 7.1-channel audio with coaxial, one eSATA connector, Gigabit Ethernet as well a PS/2 connector for your mouse or keyboard.
While price hasn’t been given, this new motherboard should become available sometime next month.