There is more delicous motherboard news on the way courtesy of Biostar. Featuring “Video+, Speed+, Protection+, Durability+, and DiY+”, this could be the FM2+ motherboard to keep an eye out for your next Home Theater.
February 17th, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR has released the “Hi-Fi A88S3+” motherboard based on the new AMD FM2+ socket design that will support AMD Multi-Core (x4, x2) socket FM2+/FM2 processors AMD A-series/ E2-series processors.
Using the AMD A88X chipset, the Hi-Fi A88S3+, featuring Puro HiFi audio technology, brings 4 DIMM slots supporting DDR3 RAM. It uses the newest SATA 6Gb/s bus which is twice the speed of current SATA 3G connections along with USB 3.0. There is also support for AMD Dual Graphics Technology.
The Hi-Fi A88S3+ offers users the 6+ Experience. The first, “Audio+” includes audio features from BIOSTAR which are extensive with the following audio features: 3D Audio, True Blu-Ray Audio, 3D HiFi Amp and 3D Smart Ear.
The “Video+” features support for full HDMI 3D 1080p and the motherboard has a Dual-Link DVI port for resolutions up to 2560×1600.
The “Speed+” features include support for SmartSpeedLAN which is a free software application that monitors and manages your PC’s network behavior. There is also Charger Booster is the fastest and most efficient charger solution for apple devices such as iPads and iPhones.
“Protection+” gives the ever important High Quality ESD providing high quality ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) protection for the front I/O panel. This function prevents static electricity and reduces the damage to the motherboard when you are plugging or unplugging your headphones.
“Durability+” gives you 100% solid capacitors with armor-plated Biostar Technology. All capacitors are 100% solid giving a lasting life cycle, durability and stability for crucial components.
Lastly, “DIY+” users are taken care of with BIOSTAR fully supporting the user in many innovative ways such as with UEFI BIOS stands for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and BIO-Remote 2 which gives users a better Home Theater environment. Rapid Switch 2, engineered by BIOSTAR, is an onboard switch that allows you to easily shut down and restart your system and Rapid Debug 2 is an onboard LED indicator that shows 6 kinds of messages: CPU power, MB power, CPU, memory and PCI-E, SATA for error states.