TH55XE 05 top BIOSTAR TH55 XE MicroATX Board Preview

BIOSTAR gave us a sneak peek on their upcoming H55 board named TH55 XE supporting the Core i5/i7 processors with integrated graphics. It is a uATX board featuring “Dura Max” technology comprises of IR DirectFET MOSFET, Ferrite Choke, and Japanese Solid Caps and has 7 phase power design. The board is equipped with multi-VGA and audio outputs: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and optical S/PDIF digital audio output which certainly make it a perfect board for HTPC. It will be available in January 2010 when Intel officially launch their new chipsets.

TH55XE 05 top BIOSTAR TH55 XE MicroATX Board Preview

BIOSTAR gave us a sneak peek on their upcoming H55 board named TH55 XE supporting the Core i5/i7 processors with integrated graphics. It is a uATX board featuring “Dura Max” technology comprises of IR DirectFET MOSFET, Ferrite Choke, and Japanese Solid Caps and has 7 phase power design. The board is equipped with multi-VGA and audio outputs: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and optical S/PDIF digital audio output which certainly make it a perfect board for HTPC. It will be available in January 2010 when Intel officially launch their new chipsets.

Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 9, 2009 - BIOSTAR MICROTECH INT’L CORP., a professional manufacturer of motherboards today announced its compatible motherboard lineup “TH55 XE” constructed supporting Intel next generation Core i7 / Core i5 processors with integrated graphic. The new Intel® Core™ processors are equipped with Intel® HD Graphics, an advanced video engine that delivers smooth, high-quality HD video playback, advanced 3D capabilities, and full support for the new Microsoft Windows* 7 operating system. Whether you are a multimedia enthusiast or just having fun, Intel graphics technology delivers a complete solution for a broad array of users without the need for add-in video cards or decoders.

The famous BIOSTAR T-Series “TH55 XE”, is a uATX board featuring “Dura Max” technology which adopts three first grade components, “IR DirectFET MOSFET”, “Ferrite Choke”, and “Japanese Solid Caps” that ensure product quality and reliability.

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With premium offering, it adopts total up to 7 phases power design; for memory aspect, it comes with Dual Channel DDR3 2600+ (OC), non-ECC, un-buffered memory, 4 DIMM slots, with maximum capacity support up to 16GB. Supporting 1 PCI-E 2.0 x 16 slot aside with 1 PCIE x 4 slot, 2 PCI slot, Gigabit Ethernet, 5 SATA2 ports and 1 eSATA2 port. The rear panel includes connectors for 8ch HD audio, IEEE 1394 port and powered eSATA/USB connector. By adopting Intel’s upcoming graphics integrated processor, “TH55 XE” is equipped with novelty multi-VGA and audio outputs: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and optical S/PDIF digital audio output which makes a perfect choice to have in your living room.

“Dura-MAX” technology, with high quality power components includes perfect power supply layout, sumptuous IR Direct FET, MOS pipe power supply chipset, Ferrite core chokes with lower hysteresis loss, and Japanese manufactured solid capacitors. “Dura-Max” power supply design can lower more temperature when over clocking, ensure longer component life time, provide pure electric current, and reach high power efficiency.

Furthermore, BIOSTAR unique development “Toverclocker” presents a simple Windows based system performance enhancement and manageability utility. It provides several powerful and easy to use tools that enhance CPU and memory performance as well as system overall result. And Smart-Fan control is for managing fan speed control of both CPU cooling fan and North-Bridge Chipset cooling fan.