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Biostar TA970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

Biostar TA970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • - AMD 970 Chipset
  • - AMD Socket AM3+
  • - ATX Form Factor

QuickFind code: 436858

Manufacturer ID: TA970

Biostar TA970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio Product Description

Chipset

AMD 970 / SB950

CPU SUPPORT

AMD FX Processor
AMD Phenom II X6 Processor
AMD Phenom II X4 Processor
AMD Phenom II X3 Processor
AMD Phenom II X2 Processor
AMD Athlon II X4 Processor
AMD Athlon II X3 Processor
AMD Athlon II X2 Processor
AMD Sempron Processor

Maximum CPU TDP

(Thermal Design Power) : 140Watt

HT

Support HT 5.2G

MEMORY

Support Dual Channel DDR3 2000(OC)/1866/1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
4 x DDR3 DIMM Memory Slot
Max. Supports up to 64GB Memory

EXPANSION SLOT

2 x PCI-E x16 2.0 Slot (x16, x4)
2 x PCI-E x1 2.0 Slot
2 x PCI Slots

STORAGE

6 x SATA3 Connector
Support SATA RAID: 0,1,5,10

USB

ASMedia ASM1042 A4 USB 3.0 controller
2 x USB 3.0 Port
6 x USB 2.0 Port
2 x USB 2.0 Header

LAN

Realtek RTL8111F - 10/100/1000 Controller

MULTI GRAPHICS

AMD CrossFireX

CODEC

Realtek ALC892 8-Channel Blu-ray Audio

REAR I/O

1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x PS/2 Keyboard
2 x USB 3.0 Port
6 x USB 2.0 Port
1 x RJ-45 Port
6 x Audio Connector

INTERNAL I/O

1 x Printer Header
2 x USB 2.0 Header
6 x SATA3 6Gb/s Connector
1 x Front Audio Header
1 x Front Panel Header
1 x S/PDIF-OUT Header
1 x CPU FAN Header
2 x System FAN Header
1 x Serial Header
1 x CIR Header

DIMENSION

ATX Form Factor Dimension: 30.5cm x 22.5cm ( W x L )

OS SUPPORT

Support Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8

FEATURES

Windows 8 Ready
Supports Smart Speed LAN
Supports uEFI GUI Interface BIOS
Supports BIO-Remote2
Supports BIO-Remote
Supports AOD ACC
Supports 100% Solid capacitor
Supports BIOS-Flasher
Supports Charger Booster
Supports BIOS Online Update

Biostar TA970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio Product Reviews

Biostar TA970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard reviews collected by Reevoo

Design
8.5
Compatibility
9.2
Performance
9.2
Value for money
9.6
Overall rating
8.8
Scores 8.8 out of 10 based on 17 reviews
10 out of 10

micheal

Plymouth GB
+
An AM3+ for less than £50! very nice looking, quick to install, easy setup. PERFECT. get one quick you won't regret it.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 04 March 2014
9 out of 10

Ollie

GB
+
970 Chipset. Worked with AMD FX6300 straight out of the box. 8GB Integral DDR3 1333 RAM and HD7850 graphics card work with no problems. Can now play all games on high/max settings. Everything runs cool.
Motherboard base was slightly warped so had to be a bit creative with the stand-offs to get the I/O plate to line up. Have read that other named brands can also have this issue.
Confirmed purchase: 14 August 2013
8 out of 10

connor

Sheffield GB
+
Has everything you need

Nice colours

Struggle to fit 2 graphics cards in sli
Confirmed purchase: 05 August 2013
10 out of 10

ryan

glasgow GB
+
its compatible with all amd fx processors and it has overcl;oking capabilitys and its ngreen cause it has power comsumbtaion minium be sure if ur overcloking to buy a new fan for your processor also it can run more than one graphics card plus it can take 32 gig of ram unless u can find 16gb single modules and then it takes 64gb of ram this thing is bloody awesome at such a low price so dont be silly and spend two hundred on a motherboard buy this at a mear 70
not anough usb 3.0 but thats about it.
Confirmed purchase: 20 May 2013
9 out of 10

Chris

Lancashire GB
+
Simple to install, compatible with socket AM2 coolers, lots of sata ports, covered with heat sinks, 2x PCI-x V2.0 sockets.
(Very) slight hum on stereo output when no sound is being output.

RAM must be installed in sockets A2 and B2 (not A1 and B1) if you are using both channels or you'll get random crashes. The manual says it won't boot in this configuration, but it will and just error out later.
Confirmed purchase: 17 May 2013
10 out of 10

Nathan

GB
+
For the price you can't go wrong in buying this board.I have never brought a biostar before,i am so glad I did.Easy setup in bois just had to change ddr ram speed from auto to 1866.
I also brought 8GB Ballistix Tracer DDR3-1866
FX8320 8 CORE @4GHz.The system runs sweet just need to buy an after market cooler so I can push those CPU speeds up.
Nothing I can think of just changing the ram speed from default to 1866 and updating the bois that's it.
Confirmed purchase: 25 April 2013
10 out of 10

Simon

Melton Mowbray GB
+
Fantastic Motherboard. Up to 64GB memory support, Crossfire support, 6 core and 8 core CPU compatible. Has x2 USB 3 ports,
Window 8 Ready).
None
Confirmed purchase: 19 April 2013
9 out of 10

Connor

GB
+
Heatsinks pretty efficient
Stable platform for overclocking got my fx6300 up to 4.9GHz no problem
Masses of memory up to 64gb
Biostar drivers and utilities are spot on
Not running the UEFI BIOS
Confirmed purchase: 05 March 2013

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