BIOSTAR Racing X570GT8 Motherboard Review

Features and Specifications



  • Supports AMD Ryzen APU / Ryzen CPU
  • AMD X570 single chip architecture
  • Supports 4-DIMM DDR4- 4400+(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3200(OC) / 2933(OC) / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 / 1866 up to 128GB maximum capacity
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C
  • Supports PCI-e M.2 4.0 (64Gb/s)
  • Supports HDMI 4K resolution





Chipset AMD X570
CPU SUPPORT Socket AM4 supports 3rd and 2nd Gen AMD® Ryzen™/ 3rd and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors. 
Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power): 105Watt
* Please refer to for CPU support list.
MEMORY Supports Dual Channel DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 2933(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 4400+(OC) 
4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slot, Max. Supports up to 128 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC and ECC Un-buffered 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module
* DDR4 – 2667 only for Ryzen CPU.
* Please refer to for Memory support list.
Supports DX12
Supports HDCP
STORAGE 6x SATA III Connector (6Gb/s) : Supports AHCI & RAID 0, 1, 10 
2x M.2 (Key M) Slot (PCIE-M2_1/ PCIE-M2_3) :
Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module
Supports 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
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) port (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal headers)
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) port (2 via internal headers) : Supports LIGHTNING CHARGER(not support USB wake up function)
4x USB 2.0 port (4 via internal headers) 
EXPANSION SLOT 1x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot (PEX16_1) * Note :
Supports x16 (x16, x8) lanes with AMD Ryzen 2nd and 3rd Gen processors. 
Supports x8 lanes with AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics processors.
1x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot: Supports x8 mode (PEX16_2) * Note :
Supports x8 lanes with AMD Ryzen 2nd and 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 Slot * Note
* According to different CPUs will have different speeds.
* Note: PCIe 4.0 speed only for AMD Ryzen 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) Port
5x Audio Jack
1x SPDIF_Out
INTERNAL I/O 6x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connector
2x USB 2.0 Header (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Header (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 Connector
3x System Fan Connector
1x Front Panel Header
1x Front Audio Header
1x Clear CMOS Header
2x LED Header (12V/ 5V)
DIMENSION ATX Form Factor Dimension: 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm ( W x L )
OS SUPPORT Support Windows 10(64bit)
※Biostar reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice.
1 x I/O Shield
1 x DVD Driver
1 x User Manual
Digital Power+
Lightning Charger
M.2 Cooling Protection
Supports 100% Solid capacitor
Supports A.I FAN
Iron Slot Protection
PCI-E M.2 4.0
RGB Memory Sync
RAZER Chroma Sync

More information can be found on BIOSTAR’s website.


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