(News Corner) BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B150S5 Motherboard

Enjoy Hi-Fi Gaming Experience with BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B150S5 Motherboard 

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 April 22nd, 2016 Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR proudly introduces its latest Hi-Fi series motherboard intended for gaming and multimedia enthusiasts. With a balance of features and performance, the BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B150S5 offers those looking for a foundation for their next movie and gaming system to get the most of out their experience.

With support for the latest 6th-gen Intel Core processors and support for PCI-e 3.0 devices, experience gaming like only BIOSTAR Hi-Fi can give with a full-immersive audio and visual experience powered by the latest processors and DDR4 memory up to a maximum of 32GB. The BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B150S5 highlights further its performance capabilities with options for utilizing high-speed storage via an onboard M.2 slot.  With BIOSTAR Hi-Fi technology, immerse yourself in a truly unique visual and audio experience with BIOSTAR’s premium audio solution, which provides clean and crisp sounds perfect for listening to music and in-game audio as well as watching movies.

The Hi-Fi Zone Design

BIOSTAR’s innovation on its Hi-Fi design takes audio to another level with exclusive hardware and software design including ground-isolation circuit design and a fully independent audio power delivery system as well as a built-in amplifier. All these additions give users the best audio quality and performance. On the software side, BIOSTAR bundles the Multi-Channel Calibration application which is normally found in high-end sound systems but is offered completely free with your BIOSTAR Hi-Fi motherboard. This feature allows you to detect your location and adjust the volume level of every speaker to create a balanced audio environment aided by the built-in audio amplifier for powerful sound compared to other motherboards.

A combination of exclusive hardware & software design including “ground-isolation circuit design”,”an independent audio power”, and “a built-on-board amplifier”, with all these hardware features gives you the best audio quality and performance. As for software, we offer you a free bundle utility “Multi-Channel Calibration” which normally you’ll find in high level sound systems; this feature allows you to auto detect your location; with a user friendly interface, you can easily adjust the volume of every speakers to make a well balanced surround sound. And of course, the built-on-board amplifier always gives you a super powerful sound comparing to other motherboards.

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Blu Ray Audio:

Upgrade your system’s audio performance by using BIOSTAR motherboards. With support for Blu-ray audio DRM, BIOSTAR Hi-Fi motherboard have higher audio output of 24 bit/192Khz. A true high-level experience with pure Blu-ray audio.

 

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Video+:

For online game lovers, The Hi-Fi B150S5 supports DirectX 12 which introduces the next version of Direct3D, the graphics API at the heart of DirectX. Direct3D is one of the most critical pieces of a game or game engine, and we’ve redesigned it to be faster and more efficient than ever before. Direct3D 12 enables richer scenes, more objects, and full utilization of modern GPU hardware.

 

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Speed+:

With PCI-E 3.0 technology, there is 2 times the bandwidth of PCI-E 2.0 and allows for up to 1GB/s of bandwidth per lane per direction.  USB3.0 is also available allowing 10x faster transfers than USB2.0 but retains backwards compatibility for these devices.

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Super LAN Surge Protection:

BIOSTAR adds another layer of protection to your motherboard by providing a more advanced LAN port with anti-static protection via an integrated chip to improve electrical stability and prevent damage via lighting strikes and power surges. SLSP (Super LAN Surge Protection) series motherboard improves the standard of system protection up to 4x that of other boards.

 

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Best Online Gaming Experience:

There is also BIOSTAR’s SmartSpeedLAN included which is a free software application that monitors and manages your PC’s network behavior. With user-friendly GUI, it allows you to select and prioritize different types of network traffic, including gaming, media streaming, communications or web surfing. You can also set any specific applications, choosing to prioritize or block accordingly. SmartSpeedLAN can feature automatic management options that use adaptive networking intelligence to ensure that you are getting the best online gaming experience over other gamers.

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Power up Your Smart Phones and Tablets:

The board features the latest BIOSTAR technologies such as Charger Booster II which will power up your smart phones and tablets quickly. There is also BIOS Flasher and BIOS Online Update for easy updating and restoration of the BIOS, as well as BIO-Remote2 for remote control of the system via Android and Apple devices. Also included is BIO-Remote2 Technology which gives users a better Home Theater environment. Users who own either Android or Apple mobile devices are able to access and control the PC remotely. Your smart device can become an intelligent and functional remote control. Moreover, BIO-Remote2 also includes both the function of mouse pad and power point presentation modes.

 

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100% Solid Caps:

With armor-plated BIOSTAR Technology, all capacitors are placed with 100% solid capacitors that have a lasting life cycle, durability and stability for crucial components.

 

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Protection+ Baked Into The Board:

USB Overcurrent Protection is an onboard dedicated power fuse to help prevent electrical USB port failure. This ESD protection (Electrostatic Discharge), prevents the USB Port from providing overcurrent. In addition, throughout strategic places on the board there are OVER-Current Protection, OVER-Voltage Protection, and OVER-Heat Protection safeguards. These are special circuit designs to detect heat and overvoltage conditions to prevent voltage surges from spreading in real time.

DIY+ with UEFI BIOS Technology: 

Many people love to do it yourself when building PCs and BIOSTAR fully supports the user in many innovative ways such as with BIOS features. UEFI BIOS is a modern and easy-to-use graphical user interface. The UEFI BIOS comes with a colorful easy-understand icons leading users directly into the setup layer. BIO-Remote 2 gives users a better Home Theater environment. Users who own either Android or Apple products are able to access and control the PC remotely. This allows a smart device to become an intelligent and functional remote controller. In addition, the BIO-Remote2 feature also includes both the function of a mouse pad and a power point presentation controller. 

SPECIFICATIONS

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Model

Hi-Fi B150S5

Chipset

Intel B150

CPU SUPPORT

Intel® Core™ i7 LGA 1151 Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 LGA 1151 Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 LGA 1151 Processor
Intel® Pentium® LGA 1151 Processor
Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power) : 91Watt

MEMORY

Support Dual Channel DDR4 2133/ 1867 MHz
2 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slot
Max. Supports up to 32GB Memory

EXPANSION SLOT

2 x PCI-E x16 3.0 Slot(x16 + x4)
2 x PCI-E x1 3.0 Slot

STORAGE

6 x SATA3 Connector 

1x M.2 Slot

USB

4 x USB 3.0 Port
1 x USB 3.0 Header
2 x USB 2.0 Port
2 x USB 2.0 Header

LAN

Realtek RTL8111H – 10/100/1000 Controller

AUDIO

Realtek ALC887 8-Channel HD Audio
Support Biostar Hi-Fi

DIMENSION

Micro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 24.4cm x 19.5cm ( W x L )

Read more about BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B150S5 at: http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=842

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

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

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