Biostar Launches 8-Slot PCI-e Mining Motherboard




/ 3 years ago

Biostar Launches 8-Slot PCI-e Mining Motherboard

Biostar unveiled the “world’s first” 8-slot PCI-e cryptocurrency mining motherboard. The TB250-BTC+ supports up to eight NVIDIA or AMD graphics cards at once while maintaining safe power loads typical to 15A household circuits. The board features an LGA 1151 socket for 7th and 8th Generation Intel processors and can handle up to 32GB of 2-DIMM DDR4-2400/2133/1866 RAM. It is suitable for mining – amongst other cryptocurrencies – Ethereum, Zcash, and Moreno.

Biostar Launches 8-Slot PCI-e Mining Motherboard 1

TB250-BTC+ Specifications

CHIPSET

  • Intel B250

CPU SUPPORT

  • Intel Core:
    • i7 LGA 1151 Processor
    • i5 LGA 1151 Processor
    • i3 LGA 1151 Processor
  • Other Intel CPUs:
    • Pentium LGA 1151 Processor
    • Celeron LGA 1151 Processor
  • Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power): 95Watt

MEMORY

  • Support Dual Channel DDR4 2400/2133/1866MHz
  • DDR4 DIMM Memory Slot x2
  • Max. Supports up to 32GB Memory
  • DDR4 2400 for 7th Generation Intel Core Processor Family

EXPANSION SLOT

  • PCI-E:
    • x16 3.0 Slot x1
    • x1 3.0 Slot x7 (Note: PEX1_6/11 slot are not compatible w/ ATX standard, users need extra connecting kit to install VGA card for crypto mining)

STORAGE

  • SATA3 Connector x6

LAN

  • Realtek RTL8111H – 10/100/1000 Controller
  • Support Super LAN Surge Protection

INTEGRATED VIDEO

  • By CPU model
  • Supports DX12
  • Supports HDCP

CODEC

  • Realtek ALC887 8-Channel HD Audio
  • Support HD Audio

REAR I/O

  • PS/2 Mouse x1
  • PS/2 Keyboard x1
  • USB:
    • 3.0 Port x4, 2.0 Port x2, and 2.0 Port x2 (only 5V power, up to 1.5A)
  • DVI-D Connector x1, resolution up to 1920 x 1200 @60Hz
  • RJ-45 Port x1
  • Audio Connector x3

INTERNAL I/O

  • USB:
    • 3.0 Header x1, 2.0 Header x2
  • SATA3 6Gb/s Connector x6
  • SATA Power Connector x1
  • Front Audio Header x1
  • Front Panel Header x1
  • CPU Fan Header x1
  • System Fan Header x2
  • Serial Header x1
  • PCI-E 12V 4Pin Connector x2 (Must be installed when using for bitcoin mining)

H/W MONITORING

  • CPU / System Temperature Monitoring
  • CPU / System Fan Monitoring
  • Smart / Manual CPU Fan Control
  • System Voltage Monitoring

DIMENSION

  • ATX Form Factor Dimension: 29.5cm x 21cm (W x L)

OS SUPPORT

  • Support Windows 10(x64) for Intel 7th Generation Processor
  • Support Windows 7 / 8.1(x64) / 10(x64) for Intel 6th Generation Processor

BUNDLE SOFTWARE

  • BullGuard
  • Smart Speed LAN (Windows 7/ 8.1 only)
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology

ACCESSORIES

  • SATA Cable x2
  • I/O Shield x1
  • DVD Driver x1
  • User Manual x1

FEATURES

  • 100% Solid capacitor Support
  • Charger Booster Support
  • BIOS Online Update Support

Price and Availability

The TB250-BTC+ costs $129.99. A release date is not specified. More information is available on the Biostar website.

 


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