Thursday, April 20th 2017

BIOSTAR Launches Two New Mini-ITX Motherboards for AMD Ryzen

BIOSTAR is thrilled to announce the latest addition to the growing mini-ITX family of BIOSTAR motherboards with the introduction of the world's first mini-ITX motherboards for AMD AM4 platform and the first mini-ITX RGB LED-capable motherboards with AMD X370 and AMD B350 chipsets. BIOSTAR is pleased to welcome the new BIOSTAR RACING X370GTN and RACING B350GTN mini-ITX motherboards into the RACING Series family. Both motherboards aim to deliver the best balance of form and function, delivering the full potential that the AMD AM4 platform offers especially with AMD RYZEN CPUs, all in a small package.

The BIOSTAR RACING X370GTN and RACING B350GTN comes equipped with BIOSTAR 2nd-gen RACING features like 5050 LED Fun Zone with dual 5050 LED header for DIY customization, the BIOSTAR exclusive VIVID LED DJ with full RGB LED control that lets enthusiasts design their own system lighting with precise control. Together with that, BIOSTAR also adds performance and quality features for maximum system performance and stability.
With the multi-threaded performance of AMD RYZEN CPUs, it's a great choice for content creators and professionals looking for a highly-accessible, high-performance processor to help them in their work and together with BIOSTAR RACING Series AM4 mini-ITX motherboards, it makes it easy to maximize your workspace by building a system with a relatively small footprint that does big things.

Perfect for Small-Form Factor Systems
The mini-ITX form factor is the perfect for small form factor (SFF) systems and with today's powerful components, you can make the perfect SFF gaming or workstation with the right parts. BIOSTAR's RACING X370GTN and RACING B350GTN allows system builders, power users, enthusiasts to create their perfect SFF system without compromising performance.

The size of the new mini-ITX motherboards from BIOSTAR allows modders to create mind-bending works and BIOSTAR knows this perfectly well as the new RACING Series motherboards including the new mini-ITX models include supports for RGB lighting for the perfect fusion of performance and style.
The BIOSTAR RACING X370GTN will have an MSRP of $129 and the RACING B350GTN has a $109 MSRP.

The 2nd-Gen BIOSTAR RACING Series AM4 Motherboard Lets You Light It Your Way
Both motherboard in the series will feature high-reliability Realtek Dragon LAN ethernet solution with built-in BIOSTAR LAN surge protection for maximum LAN protection.

The AM4 family of 2nd-Gen RACING series motherboards from BIOSTAR all features all the new motherboards feature VIVID LED DJ support and 5050 LED Fun Zone with two 5050 headers for full lighting customization freedom.

Vivid LED DJ
Design your own LED effect with BIOSTAR VIVID LED DJ. Control your motherboard LED light via VIVID LED DJ utility including special effects like music-reactive LED animation.

5050 LED Fun Zone
The brand-new 5050 LED Fun Zone comes with two 5050 LED headers to bring more colorful lighting options to DIY lovers. This improves upon the original feature allowing for a much more flexible way of adding lights to your system.

Advanced Gaming Network Optimization FLY.NET
AMD AM4 RACING motherboards come with the new networking solution for gaming: the DRAGON LAN together with FLY.NET bandwidth management software which automatically detects the best settings for your bandwidth, maximizing priority to those that need it the most meaning games will receive a smoother experience with improved lower latencies and an ultra-stable network connection when running multitple software that utilize the network.

USB3.1 Gen2 Type- C Reversible Design for Ease of Use and Faster Performance
The new BIOSTAR RACING X370GTN and RACING B350GTN feature USB3.1 Type-C port which offer double the data-rate than USB3.1. This allows faster transfers and larger bandwidth for your devices. The Type C connector also allows ease-of-use and universal compatibility with Type-C-compatible devices which uses a reversible connector design for utmost convenience. USB3.1 Type-C also supports 3A with standard cables allowing increased charging times up to 50% versus Type-A cables.
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12 Comments on BIOSTAR Launches Two New Mini-ITX Motherboards for AMD Ryzen

#1
TheLostSwede
More like one board with a choice of chipset that is unlikely to make any difference whatsoever, except save you some cash if you get the B350 over the X370.

The X370 supposedly has an MSRP of $129 and the B350 should retail at $109.
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#2
Dj-ElectriC
All we need now is a none-biostar board and we're good to go
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#3
Assimilator
Hey Biostar, here's a product suggestion:

Take your useless LEDs and DVI port and shove them up your collective asses.
Then, replace them with something that would be useful on an mITX board - something like, I dunno, MORE USB PORTS ON THE BACK PANEL. Since, you know, most mITX cases don't have anything more than a single USB 3.0 front connector, so even if you include 50 USB2 headers on the board, it doesn't make a scrap of difference.

Honestly I'm convinced that the person who puts a VGA connector on a 4K monitor is the same person who puts a DVI connector on a mITX motherboard. And that they're retarded.
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#4
Frick
Fishfaced Nincompoop
Assimilator said:
Hey Biostar, here's a product suggestion:

Take your useless LEDs and DVI port and shove them up your collective asses.
Then, replace them with something that would be useful on an mITX board - something like, I dunno, MORE USB PORTS ON THE BACK PANEL. Since, you know, most mITX cases don't have anything more than a single USB 3.0 front connector, so even if you include 50 USB2 headers on the board, it doesn't make a scrap of difference.

Honestly I'm convinced that the person who puts a VGA connector on a 4K monitor is the same person who puts a DVI connector on a mITX motherboard. And that they're retarded.
DVI is the best video connector out there. I wish everything was connected with it.
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#5
TheRealBoss
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Hey Biostar, here's a product suggestion:

Take your useless LEDs and DVI port and shove them up your collective asses.
Then, replace them with something that would be useful on an mITX board - something like, I dunno, MORE USB PORTS ON THE BACK PANEL. Since, you know, most mITX cases don't have anything more than a single USB 3.0 front connector, so even if you include 50 USB2 headers on the board, it doesn't make a scrap of difference.

Honestly I'm convinced that the person who puts a VGA connector on a 4K monitor is the same person who puts a DVI connector on a mITX motherboard. And that they're retarded.
I guess people who put wheels on a car are idiots aswell? Just because we have the technology to make a car hover/fly doesn't mean that every new car has to do that. Wheels are still better. Same with video connector. Just because HDMI and DP are newer, doesn't mean they are better. DVI is still better than anything else.
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#6
ironwolf
:laugh: Gotta love it. People have been whining & pining for mini-ITX boards for AM4 for what feels like forever. Someone puts some of the boards out and people whine. :laugh:
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#7
drade
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Hey Biostar, here's a product suggestion:

Take your useless LEDs and DVI port and shove them up your collective asses.
Then, replace them with something that would be useful on an mITX board - something like, I dunno, MORE USB PORTS ON THE BACK PANEL. Since, you know, most mITX cases don't have anything more than a single USB 3.0 front connector, so even if you include 50 USB2 headers on the board, it doesn't make a scrap of difference.

Honestly I'm convinced that the person who puts a VGA connector on a 4K monitor is the same person who puts a DVI connector on a mITX motherboard. And that they're retarded.
Wow you lack a lot of intelligence. Please troll elsewhere. Research DVI. Go back to your desk job and stuff it.
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#8
Nihilus
Looks like an awesome board for SFF. Lots of great features with o/c ability! I agree with others. DVI looks great!
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#9
TheLostSwede
And exactly how many CPUs can you buy today that can use that DVI connector?
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#10
TheinsanegamerN
Frick said:
DVI is the best video connector out there. I wish everything was connected with it.
Displayport is superior to DVI. DVI is antiquated tech left over from the early 2000s when it was introduced.
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#11
m1dg3t
How many times are they going to announce these? I swear this is like the 3rd or 4th time I'm seeing a thread here about them.

As much as I'm pining for an AM4 iTX, these just aint gonna cut it.
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TheRealBoss said:
I guess people who put wheels on a car are idiots aswell? Just because we have the technology to make a car hover/fly doesn't mean that every new car has to do that. Wheels are still better. Same with video connector. Just because HDMI and DP are newer, doesn't mean they are better. DVI is still better than anything else.
Do some damn research before making nonsensical statements.

ironwolf said:
:laugh: Gotta love it. People have been whining & pining for mini-ITX boards for AM4 for what feels like forever. Someone puts some of the boards out and people whine. :laugh:
Ever heard of constructive criticism?

drade said:
Wow you lack a lot of intelligence. Please troll elsewhere. Research DVI. Go back to your desk job and stuff it.
> accuses someone else of lacking intelligence
> provides no argument to back up assertion

Hmmm, I wonder who the one who really lacks intelligence is...

TheinsanegamerN said:
Displayport is superior to DVI. DVI is antiquated tech left over from the early 2000s when it was introduced.
Good to see there's one other person (and apparently, only one) who understands display standards in this thread. DisplayPort is a superset of DVI's functionality, plus it's a physically smaller connector, plus it's royalty-free; there's literally no reason to go for DVI if you can have DP.
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