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BIOSTAR Launches the 4th Gen RACING Series Motherboard

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PRESS RELEASE

The stuff that only RACING legends are made of

July 05, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices, unleashes the 4th generation of the RACING motherboard, inspired with a new ‘lightning strikes’ design, the BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8. This latest flagship motherboard aims to give gamers and overclockers lightning-fast performance for ultra-responsive gameplay experience. BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 brings forth a powerful new chipset for the AMD Zen 2 aka Ryzen 3000 - together with its powerful 12 phase VRM with Digital Power+ PWM, this motherboard will simply fly through the heat of battle with ease. BIOSTAR has outfitted this motherboard with two metal reinforced PCI-E 4.0 x16 slots that supports 16GT/s and PCI-E M.2 4.0 for 64Gb/s in bandwidth with M.2 cooling protection. It also supports 4-DIMM DDR4 for up to 4400(OC). All these specifications are not frivolous, as the BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 is designed to work in complete harmony with the new 16-core AMD Ryzen 3000 series processors. This masterpiece of a system board is designed for gaming and overclocking enthusiasts in mind!

Feature Highlights

PCI-E 4.0 

PCI-E 4.0 is the next evolution of the ubiquitous and general-purpose PCI Express I/O standard. At 16GT/s bit rate, the interconnect performance bandwidth is doubled that of PCI-E 3.0, while preserving compatibility with software and mechanical interfaces.

PCI-E M.2 4.0

PCI-e M.2 4.0 is the latest storage interface, it delivers the highest bandwidth and lower latency. It's two times faster compared with PCI-e M.2 3.0. What is more is that the BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 supports three of them.

Dual BIOS

Dual BIOS technology offers a backup BIOS chip to take over the failed main BIOS and recover the system automatically without factory repair. This enables the gamer and the overclocker to go further and faster than ever before.

Tough Power Connectors

Tough Power Connectors are very robust that have larger area to ensure stable and reliable power supply. They can pack more power and durability to make your PC last longer.

VIVID LED DJ

The new VIVID LED DJ provides RGB LED lighting zones independently, whilst users can control color, speed and brightness for different modes at ease. Moreover, VIVID LED DJ provides more possibilities for users to create unlimited creativity with LED ROCK ZONE which comes with dual RGB LED products along with RGB Memory Sync to also keep your DRAM synced up with ease.

RAZER Chroma 

Compatible BIOSTAR RACING motherboards utilize BIOSTAR VIVID LED DJ to sync with the Razer Chroma to integrate the intelligent lighting system into our RACING series motherboard.

LED ROCK ZONE

LED ROCK ZONE comes with the RGB 12V LED header and Digital 5V LED header which offer more colorful lighting options for anyone that wants to go full RGB.

RACING Armor

The new Racing Armor comes with I/O and Audio Armor to protect the I/O interfaces and audio electronic components from static electricity. What’s better, it exclusively features the on-board RGB full-color LED lighting. This has the remarkable BIOSTAR VIVID LED DJ application for DIY enthusiasts to create their unique personal styles by changing PC color schemes.

Digital Power+

Digital Power+ uses IR’s digital PWM controller and PowIRstage™ IC, offering the excellent precision in delivering stable power and 100% fixed voltage to critical components of the motherboard with the maximum performance and reliability.

Lightning Charger

BIOSTAR new H/W design Lightning Charger supports the functions of USB port and quick charge with the amazingly fast charging time to help your mobile devices achieve up to a 75% charge in just 30 minutes; meanwhile, it supports QC2.0 (up to 12V/1.5A output), APPLE mode (5V/2.4A), and BC1.2.

A fully comprehensive I/O system

THE BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 features: 1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse, 1x DVI-D Port, 1x HDMI Port, and even a display port. Further features are: 1x GbE LAN port, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-C Port, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-A Port, 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Ports, 5x Audio Jack, and finally 1x SPDIF Out.

The BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8, is the company’s 4thgeneration of performance gaming design; the latest flagship model incorporates some of the latest technologies such as PCI-E 4.0, PCI-E 4.0 M.2 and supports for 4-DIMM DDR4 for up to 4400(OC) to push the boundaries of next level performance of gaming and overclocking motherboards in conjunction with the much anticipated AMD Ryzen 3000 series. Gamers are also equipped with unlimited RGB possiblities with BIOSTAR’s own VIVID LED DJ and LED Rock Zone plus compatibility with Razer’s Chroma for fully immersive RGB setup control.

Specifications

 

Chipset

AMD® X570

CPU SUPPORT

Socket AM4 supports 3rd and 2ndGen AMD® Ryzen™/ 3rd and 2nd Gen AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors

Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power): 95Watt

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

MEMORY

Supports Dual Channel DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667 MHz

Supports Dual Channel DDR4 2933(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 4400(OC) MHz

4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots

Max. Supports up to 128GB Memory

Each DIMM supports non-ECC and ECC Un-buffered 8/ 16 GB DDR4 module

*DDR4 - 2667 only for Ryzen CPU.

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

INTEGRATED VIDEO

By CPU model

Supports DX12

DVI-D: 1920 x 1200 @60Hz

DP: 4096 x 2160 @60Hz

HDMI: 4096 x 2160 @60Hz, compliant with HDMI 2.0

STORAGE

6x SATA III Connectors (6Gb/s):

Support AHCI & RAID 0, 1, 10

2x M.2 (Key M) Slots (PCIE-M2_1/ PCIE-M2_3):

Support M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module

Support PCI-E Gen4 x4 (64Gb/s) & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

1x M.2 (Key M) Slot (PCIE-M2_2):

Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 SSD module

Supports PCI-E Gen4 x4 (64Gb/s) & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

*M.2 (Key M) Slot (PCIE-M2_1):

Supports PCI-E Gen4 x4 (64Gb/s) speed, which depends only on Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse.

*When SATA3U/ SATA3L connector is occupied, the PCIE-M2_3 slot only supports SATA mode.

LAN

Intel i211AT

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

Supports Super LAN Surge Protection

CODEC

ALC1220

7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio, Hi-Fi (Front + Rear)

USB

1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-C port (1 on rear I/Os)

1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-A port (1 on rear I/Os)

6x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) ports (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal headers)

2x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) ports (2 via internal headers): Supports LIGHTNING CHARGER (not support USB wake up function)

4x USB 2.0 ports (4 via internal headers)

EXPANSION SLOT

1x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot (PEX16_1)

*Note: Supports x16 (x16, x8) lanes with AMD® RyzenTM 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen processors. Supports x8 lanes with AMD® RyzenTM with Radeon Vega Graphics processors.

1x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot: Supports x8 mode (PEX16_2)

*Note: Supports x8 lanes with AMD® RyzenTM 1st, 2ndand 3rd Gen processors. PEX16_2 slot only AMD Matisse and Pinnacle support

1x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot: Supports x4 mode (PEX16_SB_1)

*Note: 3x PCIe 4.0 x1 Slots

*Note: According to different CPUs will have different speeds.

*Note: PCIe 4.0 speed only for AMD® RyzenTM 3rd Gen Matisse.

REAR I/O

1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse

1x DVI-D Port

1x HDMI Port

1x DP Port

1x LAN port

1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-C Port

1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-A Port

4x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Ports

5x Audio Jacks

1x SPDIF_Out

INTERNAL I/O

6x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connectors

2x USB 2.0 Headers (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)

2x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Headers (each header supports 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)

1x 4-Pin Power Connector

1x 8-Pin Power Connector

1x 24-Pin Power Connector

2x CPU Fan Connectors

3x System Fan Connectors

1x Front Panel Header

1x Front Audio Header

1x Clear CMOS Header

2x LED Headers (12V/ 5V)

DIMENSION

ATX Form Factor Dimension: 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm ( W x L )

OS SUPPORT

Supports Windows 10(64bit)

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

ACCESSORIES

4 x SATA Cables

1 x I/O Shield

1 x DVD Driver

1 x User Manual

FEATURES

VIVID LED DJ

Lightning Charger

Dual BIOS

PCI-E M.2 4.0

LED ROCK ZONE

RACING ARMOR

RGB Memory Sync

RAZER Chroma Sync

     

 

Learn more about the BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 here.

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ABOUT BIOSTAR

BIOSTAR, is a brand dedicated to the production of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems, IoT, crypto mining equipment, 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.