BIOSTAR Z590I VALKYRIE – Hardware-Journal

With the Biostar Z590I Valkyrie , the manufacturer is not only introducing a new series of mainboards, but has also been offering a mini-ITX mainboard with an Intel socket for a long time. When it comes to equipment, you go a slightly different way than usual and actually rely on newer connections and standards. In some points, however, you notice the austerity course a little. The following test clarifies where this shows and what the small board can do.

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BIOSTAR Z590I VALKYRIE – FunkyKit

We don’t often get the chance to review BIOSTAR motherboards, so when the Z590I Valkyrie showed up, we were super excited. This motherboard uses Intel’s latest Z590 chipset and is compatible with all Intel 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S processors. We are hoping that this motherboard will be special, because of its exceptional design and multiple unique features. I hope that this review will answer the question on whether the Z590I Valkyrie from Biostar is a great motherboard, and will it find a home in your next gaming PC?

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BIOSTAR B550M-SILVER – [M]adShrimps

The entry-level to mainstream B550M-Silver board is a solid offering from BIOSTAR, meant for more compact systems, but with interfaces available as on a fully-fledged ATX board. The color scheme is quite catchy and does not come with any RGB lighting, but the users can sync their own RGB hardware by using the included headers. We can accommodate quite a bit of RAM thanks to the total of four memory slots, while storage can be installed in the two M.2 PCIe slots but also via the six SATA III 6Gbps ports. The VRM cooling system allows installation of larger heatsinks, while the included wiring for WiFi allows an easy upgrade if a wireless card is installed in the designated area.

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BIOSTAR Announces H61MHV3

May 18th, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading brand of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today, announces a refresh of their Intel H61MH series with the new H61MHV3 motherboard.

Designed based on Intel is H61 single chip architecture, the new H61MHV3 motherboard from BIOSTAR breathes a fresh breath of life to older 2nd and 3rd generation processors from Intel.

Highly suited for business use and HTPC systems, the H61MHV3 motherboard comes with BIOSTAR’s promised product reliability and long-lasting performance. It is capable of supporting up to 16GB of DDR3 memory across 2 DIMM slots. USB 2.0 support with 8 USB ports provided with the motherboard for ease of use.

Engineered to work well with Core i3, i5, i7, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the motherboard is designed with the latest components to provide smooth unhindered performance across all it is components.

The H61MHV3 is rear I/O panel consists of a single x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port for users looking to connect their old keyboard or mouse to the system, Dual-display output capability with 1 x VGA port, and an HDMI port that expresses bright and highly detailed content.

Furthermore, it comes equipped with a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, and 3 x Audio out ports run by ALC897 audio codec capable of handling 7.1 Channels of High Definition Audio.

BIOSTAR’s new H61MHV3 motherboard brings new hope for people with older components to last longer, essentially saving money and time. It works well for business and casual use for multitudes of use cases.

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BIOSTAR Z590 VALKYRIE – TechPowerUp

The BIOSTAR Z590 Valkyrie features a massive VRM featuring 90 A top of the line power stages. BIOS flashback has also been included, as well as a dual BIOS. Along with the heavy-duty VRM design, the BIOSTAR Z590 Valkyrie features a unique aesthetic of black and gold, 2.5 Gb/s LAN from Realtek, and more. Let’s take a closer look at what the BIOSTAR Z590 Valkyrie has to offer!

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BIOSTAR Z590 VALKYRIE – Hardware-Inside

With the Intel Z590 chipset, BIOSTAR offers a new mainboard series called VALKYRIE, which is aimed at enthusiasts. The VALKYRIE mainboards are available in two versions, the Z590 VALKYRIE (ATX) and the Z590I VALKYRIE (Mini-ITX). Both mainboards want to convince with their good equipment and design. We take a look at the Z590 VALKYRIE (ATX), which stands out above all for its 22-phase power supply design. Accordingly, we are curious to see how well the Z590 VALKYRIE will perform against an Intel Core i9-11900K, you will learn more in our test. BIOSTAR provided us with a test sample for this test.

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BIOSTAR Announces B550MX/E PRO & B550MH/E PRO

April 20th, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today, announces the latest B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO motherboards.

Built on AMD is B550 single chip architecture, the latest B550 series motherboards are designed to support AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/Renoir) and 4th Gen (Vermeer) processors. Ideal for business and casual use, the new B550 series motherboards from BIOSTAR are packed with all the latest essentials for a long-lasting user experience.

Both new motherboards come with the capability to support up to 128Gb of DDR4 fast-paced memory with an overclocking capability of 4933+ OC.

PCIe 4.0 and PCIe M.2 4.0 provide excellent connectivity for graphics and storage expansion for all occasions with BIOSTAR is proprietary Digital PWM technology providing safe stable power management across all components.

When it comes to rear I/O the new B550MX/E PRO motherboard has all the bells and whistles. From 6 USB ports consisting of 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports to a single 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port, the B550MX/E PRO motherboard is designed to be extremely user friendly.

Furthermore, 2 x WiFi Antenna ports with the capability to run WiFi 6 and a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset are readily available in the motherboard for faster internet connectivity.

The B550MX/E PRO motherboard comes with a single display port, a single VGA out port as well as an HDMI 2.1 port capable of supporting up to 4K, vivid, crystal clear images. This together with the 3 audio ports powered by the ALC897 chipset is capable of providing the users with an extremely immersive audio-visual experience.

The B550MH/E PRO motherboard also comes with all the essentials expected from a motherboard of its class. With 6 USB ports in the configuration of 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports as well as a single 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port for user preference similar to its counterpart.

Similar to the B550MX/E PRO motherboard, the B550MH/E PRO motherboard also comes with 2 x WiFi Antenna ports with the capability to run WiFi 6 and a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset.

For graphics output, the B550MH/E PRO motherboard is equipped with a single VGA out port as well as an HDMI 2.1 port capable of supporting up to 4K display output for an immersive, unhindered user experience and is enhanced by the 3 audio ports powered by the ALC897 chipset is capable of providing 7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio for that thrilling entertainment experience.

In Conclusion, the new B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO motherboards from BIOSTAR are extremely efficient for what they offer. With AMD is outstanding performance coupled with BIOSTAR is world-class product quality and technology, these two motherboards are the best choice for users looking to build their next office workstation or even a home entertainment system.

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BIOSTAR Announces B550T-SILVER

April 15th, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today, unveils the brand new B550T-SILVER motherboard.

Built to run the latest AMD Ryzen processors on AMD’s B550 single chip architecture, the new B550T-SILVER motherboard from BIOSTAR is truly a masterpiece in design and engineering. With all the essentials for a motherboard of its kind, this Mini-ITX motherboard is versatile for any occasion.

Featuring a 2-DIMM DDR4 RAM configuration that can support up to 64GB of high speed 4933+(OC) RAMs, the B550T-SILVER motherboard works amazingly well for a home or office PC that takes less space yet carries a lot of power at its core.

PCIe 4.0 and Wifi 6 are some of the noticeable features of the B550T-SILVER motherboard powered by BIOSTAR’s signature Digital PWM technology that delivers power throughout the system in a stable and reliable way. Furthermore, PCIe M.2 4.0 provides fast storage solutions with a 16GT/s bit rate and backward compatibility.

The rear I/O of the B550T-SILVER motherboard consists of 6 USB ports consisting of a single USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port, a single USB 3.2 (Gen2) Port and 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports provided for USB input as well as an additional PS/2 port for users looking to plug in an older mouse or a keyboard depending on user preference.

Furthermore, 2 x WiFi Antenna ports with the capability to run WiFi 6 and a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8125B chipset are readily available in the motherboard for faster internet connectivity.

The B550T-SILVER motherboard comes with a single display port as well as an HDMI 2.1 port capable of supporting up to 4K, vivid, crystal clear images. This together with the 3 audio ports powered by the ALC897 chipset is capable of providing the users with an extremely immersive audio and visual experience.

To Conclude, the new B550T-SILVER motherboard brings cutting-edge technology in a small form, highly suitable for gaming and casual content consumption. It is undoubtedly the best choice in the market for that small sleek HTPC build.   

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BIOSTAR Z590 VALKYRIE – Tom’s Hardware

Early performance aside, Biostar brought a solid board to the table. From its flagship-class VRMs, three M.2 sockets and premium audio (albeit from the last generation), the Valkyrie is a step up from its Z490 offerings. Curiously, a Wi-Fi antenna is included, but the board does not come with Wi-Fi. You’ll need to add a card (up to 6E capability) or stick to Ethernet. There are plenty of USB ports on the rear IO, with six USB 3.2 Gen 2 or greater. We’ll cover all the features the Valkyrie has to offer below. But first, here are the full specifications from Biostar.

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