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BIOSTAR Announces A68N-5600 SoC Motherboard for SFF and HTPCs

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PRESS RELEASE

Chip-on-board brings excellent balance of price and performance to home-entertainment and office PCs

June 21st, 2017 Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR is proud to announce its latest motherboard designed for the perfect balance of performance and value for small form factor (SFF) and home theatre PCs with its latest motherboard featuring AMD A10-4655M SoC solution. BIOSTAR has created the A68N-5600 in line with its SoC motherboard offerings that bring together the essence of the ultimate home-entertainment or office PC that offer low-power, small footprint whilst still bringing excellent performance for its intended tasks

The BIOSTAR A68N-5600 has an MSRP of USD64.99.

Featuring a built-in AMD A10-4655M quad-core processor capable of Turbo clocks of 2.8GHz with a base clock of 2GHz, the motherboard delivers modern-day multitasking performance for day-to-day task as well as decoding task for entertainment use, enough to play HD content. The motherboard supports DDR3-1333MHz memory up to 32GB for excellent compatibility and all comes in the compact mini-ITX form factor perfect for SFF.

The BIOSTAR A68N-5600 features tried-and-tested BIOSTAR technology in delivering excellent experience for users including HD Audio for excellent sound replication and listening perfect for watching movies with full support for DirectX11.1 for greater support for 3D applications.  

The BIOSTAR A68N-5600 features legacy PS/2 connectors as well as a pair of USB3.0 and USB2.0 ports for connectivity. A full 1Gbps LAN port is present for high-speed transfer. Multimedia I/O includes video output for both HDMI and VGA both supporting up to 1920x1200 @60hz output. Multi-channel audio is available up to 7.1 channels and pure high definition audio. 

Specifications

 

Model

A68N-5600

CPU Support

A10-4655M (Quad core 2.0GHz up to 2.8GHz, 25W)

Chipset

AMD A68H 

Memory

Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1333

2 x DDR3 DIMM Memory Slot, Max. Supports up to 32GB Memory

Each DIMM supports non-ECC4/ 8/ 16 GB DDR3 module

* Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for Memory support list.

Storage

4x SATA III Connector (6Gb/s) : Supports AHCI & RAID 0,1,10

LAN

Realtek RTL 8111H

10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability

Audio Codec

ALC887

7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio

USB

2x USB 3.0 port (2 on rear I/O)

6x USB 2.0 port (2 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)

Expansion Slots

1x PCIe 2.0 x16 Slot (x8)

Rear I/Os

1x PS/2 Mouse

1x PS/2 Keyboard

1x VGA Port

1x HDMI Port

1x LAN port

2x USB 3.0 Port

2x USB 2.0 Port

3x Audio Jack

Internal I/Os

4x SATA III 6.0Gb/s Connector

2x USB 2.0 Header (each header supports 2 USB

2.0 ports)

1x 4-Pin Power Connector

1x 24-Pin Power Connector

1x CPU Fan Connector

1x System Fan Connector

1x Front Panel Header

1x Front Audio Header

1x Clear CMOS Header

1x Serial Port Header

Form Factor

Mini-ITX Form Factor, 170 mm x 170 mm

OS Support

Windows 7/ 8/ 8.1/10

BIOSTAR reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice.

 

For more information of the BIOSTAR A68N-5600, see official product page here:
http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=885#overview

Visit the new BIOSTAR website athttp://www.biostar.com.tw

ABOUT BIOSTAR

BIOSTAR, is a brand dedicated to the production of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems, IoT, and healthcare solution. Since its establishment in 1986, the BIOSTAR GROUP has become a major motherboard supplier in the IT industry as well as in IoT, Internet of Things. In order to pursue the best quality and aesthetic design, BIOSTAR has invested heavily in ID design, equipment, global marketing research as well as R & D. With a constant emphasis on quality, BIOSTAR always seeks to beyond better and race to the future.