Biostar has just announced the release of its latest motherboard supporting the current 8th and 9th gen Core series processors, the Biostar B365MHC. This new motherboard features a tiny footprint under the Micro ATX form factor for smaller system builds. Going along with its name, the new board comes equipped with the Intel B365 chipset making it a good choice for home/office/multimedia use.
Some of the features supported by the new motherboard include support for up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, onboard gigabit LAN with surge protection, and an HDMI interface supporting 4K resolutions. The integrated PCIe M.2 slot supports up to 32Gb/s transfer speeds and supports Intel Optane technology.
Pricing and availability has not been officially announced at this point.
Biostar B365MHC Motherboard Features
Below are some of the features of the new motherboard provided by Biostar’s press release.
PCI-E M.2 – PCI-e M.2 32 Gb/s is the latest storage interface, it delivers the highest bandwidth and lower latency. It is 3 times faster compared with PCI-e M.2 10 Gb/s.
HDMI 4K2K – The new 4K2K resolution enables high-definition image display with four times the resolution of full HD, 4K2K display brighter and has more detailed content that fills the entire screen with lifelike images. Connectivity with PCs via a single HDMI cable for displaying 4K2K data.
Dual DDR4 – The primary advantages of DDR4 over DDR3, include higher module density, lower voltage requirements, coupled with higher data transfer rate.
USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A – Experience Fastest data transfers at 5 Gbps with USB 3.1 Gen 1- the new latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.1 Gen 1 transfers data 10X faster and backward compatible with previous USB 2.0 components.
Intel Optane Memory – BIOSTAR incorporates the Intel Optane memory technology to refresh the performance of your PC by accelerating traditional storage devices to reduce boot times and improve the overall performance without adding a SSD.
Super LAN Surge Protection – Super LAN Surge Protection, providing LAN with more advanced antistatic protection capabilities by adding an integrated chip to strengthen electrical stability and prevents damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges.
BIO-Flasher – 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.
A Fully Comprehensive I/O System – The BIOSTAR B365MHC features: 1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse, 1x VGA Port and 1x HDMI Port. Further features are: 1x GbE LAN port, 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports, 2x
USB 2 Ports and 3x Audio Jack – The BIOSTAR B365MHC, is the company’s latest model for the B365 chipset which incorporates some of the latest technologies and features including PCIe M.2 32 Gb/s, USB 3.1 Gen 1 to allow for data transfer speeds up to 5G, GbE LAN, support for 2-DIMM DDR4 memory for up to 32 GB at 2666 MHz all conveniently packaged in a space saving Micro ATX form factor.