Socket : FM2
Hi-Fi A85W Ver. 5.x
- Supported Socket FM2 processors AMD A-series/ E2-series processor
- Supported AMD Mutil Core(x4,x2)
- AMD 100W processor support
- AMD A85X Chipset
- 4 DIMM supported DDR3-2400(OC)/ 2133/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066/ 800
- Supported SATA 6Gb/s 2X speed than current SATA 3G
- Supported USB 3.0
- AMD Dual Graphics Technology
- 100% X.D.C solid capacitor
- BIOSTAR Puro Hi-Fi
Hi-Fi PowerAudio power is an important factor in audio quality. Most AV equipment isolates the power supply for each analog and digital signal to gather high-quality sound reproduction. Equipped with BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Power technology, it will utilize audio components with independent power design for a significant reduction in electronic noise and superb sound quality.
Hi-Fi GroundBIOSTAR Hi-Fi Ground presents noise-blocking multi-layer PCB design which isolates analog audio signals from digital sources. The unique PCB layout is ideal for exceptional clarity and high fidelity sound. It’s focused on improving sound quality beyond the regular motherboard designs.
Hi-Fi 192/24BIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards have a sampling rate of 192kHz/24-bit which delivers a high quality audio through an analog connection to your home theater system, multi-channel speakers and high-end headphone. You can enjoy real Blu-ray grade high-definition sound that you’ve never experienced before.
High Quality ESDBIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards provide high quality ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) solution for its front I/O panel. This function prevents static electricity and reduces the damage to the motherboards when you are plugging or unplugging your headphone.
Hi-Fi AMPThe built-in amplifier can drive major high-end headphones with over 100dB loads and offer wide band-width, low noise, high slew rate and low distortion audio source from front panel I/O. Gaming enthusiasts can enjoy a fuller range of dynamic sound with crisper details and less distortion.
Smart EarSmart EAR is a windows-based audio utility which allows you to easily adjust system volume. With its user-friendly GUI, you can also increase or decrease impedance setting (Low/High Gain) to optimize your headphone performance. You can easily enjoy high-quality and awesome sound.
Hi-Fi ResistorMetal-oxide film resistors are made of metal oxides such as tin oxide. The electric characteristics are greater stability and reliability than regular metal film resistors when operating in an extremely broad working temperature range. This special component is used in applications with high endurance audio demands.
Hi-Fi CapBIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards come with high quality ‘Non-Polarized Electrolysis Electric audio capacitors’ for each audio channel circuit. The customized audio capacitors deliver low noise, low distortion, and wide bandwidth to achieve the highest sound resolution and sound expansion. The critical component will ensure the most realistic sound effects to gaming enthusiasts.
SmartSpeedLANSmartSpeedLAN is a free software application which 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 experience possible.
USB 3.0Experience Fastest data transfers at 5 Gbps with USB 3.0--the new latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and backward compatible with previous USB 2.0 components.
100% Solid CapsWith armor-plated Biostar Technology, all capacitors are placed with 100% solid capacitors that have a lasting life cycle, durability and stability for crucial components.
G.P.U (Green Power Utility)BIOSTAR G.P.U (Green Power Utility) is a new function that enhances energy efficiency by disabling extra phases while CPU is under light loading. It integrates a friendly GUI to monitor the resourcing and response of your CPU thus optimizing the power saving function in your system. G.P.U. constantly sets up the best power efficiency in your system, be it for heavy 3D gaming, Internet or MSN charting. more...
BIO-Remote 2BIO-Remote2 Technology is featuring users a better Home Theater environment. Users who own either Android mobile or Apple goods are able to access and control your PC remotely; At this moment, you’re smart device became a intelligent and functional remote controller; more than that, BIO-Remote2 also includes both function of mouse pad and power point presentation mode. more...
Charger BoosterCharger booster is the best and efficient charger solution for apple devices such as iPad, iPhone. Basically, Charger booster Technology is able to boost the charging time to be more efficiency and faster once any apple goods connecting to our Motherboard. With charger booster technology, you are able to charge your apple devices up to 42 % faster. more...
Blu-ray AudioUpgrading your Audio performance in the easiest way is choosing BIOSTAR ultimate Motherboard. It does support Blu-ray audio DRM (compatible driver/software) and provide the higher audio output of 24 bit/ 192KHz than the 16 bit/ 48KHz from the normal MB. You will experience the high quality sound effect with pure Blu-Ray Audio.
Dual Channel DDR3It supports 2 or 4 DIMM Slots DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333. The processor support 2 memory channels and setting the memory multiplier, allows selection of the channel speed. These clearly uplift the band width and boost the overall system performance.
ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ TechnologyATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ takes your gaming experience to the next level, under a Windows Vista® environment. ATI Hybrid CrossFireX boosts PC performance by enabling the AMD Chipset's integrated graphics processor and a discrete GPU (ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series ATI Radeon™ HD 3400 Series) to operate simultaneously with combined output to a single display for blis display for blisteringly-fast frame rates. Unleash the graphics performance that you've been waiting for on a mainstream Windows Vista® PC!
Integrated HDMI with HDCPOnboard HDMI connector allows full video & audio support via standard DVI output. It has industry-leading high definition video quality.
Exclusive offer!As an Biostar customer you can download MAGIX multimedia tools designed to enhance your music, videos and photos for free. From music and website creation to video editing and photo management. Four products that cover all of your multimedia needs. Simply do more with your media than you ever thought possible. more...
What is simplicheck ?simplicheck is a small, intelligent tool by simplitec GmbH that scans your PC for optimal performance. Is poor configuration slowing your PC down? Are there errors that reduce system stability? Is your privacy protected? simplicheck is based on well-proven scanning technology that has proven successful in everyday customer use. simplitec GmbH benefits from 18 year of experience system software development. more...
BullGuard Internet Security (90 days FREE trial)BullGuard Internet Security comes with the broadest line-up of internet security features on the market, including: a cutting-edge dual Antivirus engine, Online Backup for your precious files, PC Tune Up to speed up your system, a Game Mode for a seamless gaming experience, Parental Control, Firewall, Safe Browsing and many more. Make the most of your digital life with Bullguard!
UEFI BIOSUnified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a brand new framework that provides a revolutionary interface. It is a modern clear and easy-to-use graphical user interface. The UEFI comes with a colorful easy-understand icons leads users into the setup layer directly.
BIO-FlasherUpdate BIOS effortlessly from a USB flash disk before entering the OS.
BIO-Flasher is a convenient BIOS update tool. Just launch this tool and put the BIOS on USB pen driver before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS with only a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy disk or other complicated flash utility.
T-OverclockerT-overclocker presents a simple Windows-based system performance enhancement and utility management. It features several powerful yet easy to use tools such as overclocking for system performance enhancement, CPU and memory special enhancement, a smart-fan control for managing fan speed control of both CPU cooling fan, north-bridge chipset cooling fan, PC health for monitoring system status, and pre-set OC modes for easy OC.
eHot-Line UtiltiyIntegrated e-service automatically sends your technical support request to Biostar Globe tech support without any delay.
BIOScreen UtilityPersonalize your desktop with customizable boot logo. BIOScreen is the new feature that lets you personalize and create your own style with unique, custom-made boot logo.
Rapid SwitchNo more meddling with the power and reset jumpers onboard. The power and reset buttons are already built onboard. It is convenient for DIY users to test the board without short-circuiting the wrong pins.
Rapid Debug 3Rapid Debug3 posts critical POST code information in a digital LED display. When system malfunction occurs, it auto-detects the device’s failure and translates the error codes on the digital LED. It also shows the CPU temperature on the same screen.
The specification and pictures are subject to change without notice!
|CPU SUPPORT||AMD A10 Processor
AMD A8 Processor
AMD A6 Processor
AMD A4 Processor
AMD E2 Processor
AMD Athlon™ II X4 Processor
Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power) : 100Watt
|MEMORY||Support Dual Channel DDR3 2400(OC)/2133/1866/1600/1333/1066/800 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||8 x SATA3 Connector
Support SATA RAID: 0,1,5,10
|USB||2 x USB 3.0 Port
1 x USB 3.0 Header
4 x USB 2.0 Port
2 x USB 2.0 Header
|LAN||Realtek RTL8111F - 10/100/1000 Controller
|INTEGRATED VIDEO||By CPU model
AMD Dual Graphics Technology
|CODEC||Realtek ALC892 8-Channel Blu-ray Audio
|REAR I/O||1 x PS/2 Keyboard
2 x USB 3.0 Port
4 x USB 2.0 Port
1 x HDMI Connector
1 x DVI Connector
1 x VGA Port
1 x RJ-45 Port
6 x Audio Connector
|INTERNAL I/O||1 x USB 3.0 Header
2 x USB 2.0 Header
8 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 23.5cm ( W x L )
|OS SUPPORT||Support Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
|ACCESSORIES||4 x SATA Cable
1 x I/O Shield
1 x DVD Driver
1 x User Manual
|FEATURES||Windows 8 Compatible
Supports PURO Hi-Fi
Supports Smart Speed LAN
Supports 100% Solid capacitor
Supports Rapid Switch
Supports Rapid Debug3
Supports Charger Booster
Supports BIOS Online Update
The specification and pictures are subject to change without notice!
- 4 x SATA Cable
- 1 x I/O Shield
- 1 x DVD Driver
- 1 x User Manual
If you plan to upgrade processor from your existing unit, please update bios first before changing or upgrading processors.
PCB Version : Ver. 5.xExport
|Processor||Processor Model||sSpec/OPN#||CPU Speed||FSB/HT/BCLK||Watts|
|AMD A10||6800K *||AD680KWOA44HL||4100Mhz||100W|
|AMD A10||6800B *||AD680BWOA44HL||4100Mhz||100W|
|AMD A10||6700 *||AD6700OKA44HL||3700Mhz||65W|
|AMD A8||6600K *||AD660KWOA44HL||3900Mhz||100W|
|AMD A8||6500 *||AD6500OKA44HL||3500Mhz||65W|
|AMD A6||6400K *||AD640KOKA23HL||3900Mhz||65W|
|AMD A6||6400B *||AD640BOKA23HL||3900Mhz||65W|
|AMD A4||6300B *||AD630BOKA23HL||3700Mhz||65W|
|AMD A4||6300 *||AD6300OKA23HL||3700Mhz||65W|
|AMD A4||4000 *||AD4000OKA23HL||3200Mhz||65W|
|AMD Athlon™ II X4||750K||AD750KWOA44HJ||3400Mhz||100W|
|AMD Athlon™ II X4||740||AD740XOKA44HJ||3200Mhz||65W|
|AMD Athlon™ II X2||340X||AD340XOKA23HJ||3200Mhz||65W|
* To Ensure support AMD Richland CPU, please update to latest chipset driver and A85BC418.BST or later BIOS.
This is not a full listing but a memory guide used for testing.
|A DATA||AXDU1600GC2G9-1G||2G||DDR3 1600|
|A DATA||AX3U1600GB2G9-BG||2G||DDR3 1600|
|A DATA||3CCD-1509A||4G||DDR3 1333|
We don't recommend the user to update the BIOS while the system is running in good condition. The failure of updating the BIOS due to improper operation will cause a damage of the system, BIOSTAR is assumed no responsibility. Please do not hesitate to contact us with E- Support if you have any question.
File Description File Size Upload Date Download A85BC418.BST Support FM2 Richland CPU 4096 KB 2013-04-18 A85BCC19.BST Update PXE ROM 4096 KB 2012-12-19 A85BC918.BST Update AGESA code 4096 KB 2012-09-18 A85BC822.BST Initial BIOS 4096 KB 2012-08-22BIOS Update Utility Operating System Version Date File Size Download Windows XP x86/ XP x64/ Vista x86/ Vista x64/ Server 2003 x86/ Server 2003 x64/ XP MCE/ 7 x86/ 7 x64/ 8 x64/ 8 x86 188.8.131.52 2013-06-07 4.33 MBBIOSCreen Utility Operating System Version Date File Size Download Windows XP x86/ XP x64/ Vista x86/ Vista x64/ XP MCE/ 7 x86/ 7 x64/ 8 x64/ 8 x86 0.9.2.9 2012-10-09 3.32 MB