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BIOSTAR ANNOUNCES THE A520MH V6.1 AND THE B550MH V6.1 MOTHERBOARDS

2020-09-25

Motherboard reboot with a fresh new PCB design

September 25th, 2020, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading brand of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices, today proudly announces the all new A520MH V6.1 and the B550MH V6.1 motherboards.

 

Designed to run the latest AMD Ryzen processor range, the new A520MH V6.1 and the B550MH V6.1 motherboards from BIOSTAR are two of the latest mainboard reboots focused on providing sleek performance based user experience, carrying some of the latest technology mixed with BIOSTAR’s renowned product durability.

 

Coming in an all new black PCB with tattoo design, both motherboards are styled to suit any pc build with their Micro-ATX form factor, these two motherboards are highly suitable for many user applications such as business use or casual content consumption.

B550MH V6.1

The new B550MH V6.1 is built with tech to last designed based on AMD’s B550 single chip architecture, this amazing Micro-ATX motherboard comes with features like PCIe 4.0 capable of supporting 16GT/s bit rate yet still maintaining backward compatibility holding twice as fast bandwidth in comparison to PCIe 3.0. It has the ability to support up to 64GB of DDR 4 memory across 2 DIMMs and has the capability of reaching up to 4933+ max boost clock speeds. 

The B550MH V6.1 motherboard also carries additional features like PCIe M.2 4.0 that delivers 2 times faster bandwidth than PCIe M.2 3.0 at a lower latency rate, USB 3.2 Gen 1 capable of data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps and provides backward compatibility with all existing USB products, SATA III 6Gbps which provides higher bandwidth to retrieve and transfer HD media. With this super speed data transfer, SATA III allows an incredible data boost which is 2x faster than the SATA 3G.

Additional power management technology like Digital PWM adds more durability to the B550MH V6.1 motherboard while providing stable power with increased system efficiency.

A520MH V6.1

Designed in AMD’s A520 single chip architecture, the A520MH V6.1 motherboard is ready to support the latest and greatest AMD Ryzen processors, with its Micro-ATX form factor highly useful for users looking to do a PC build with a smaller footprint. The A520MH V6.1 motherboard is packed with all the essentials to be a great base for casual and business use.

Capable of supporting up to 64GB of ram across 2 DIMMs with the ability to boost its clock speeds over 4933+ Mhz. The new A520MH V6.1 motherboard is ready to deliver it all, with additional features like PCIe 3.0 that carries a bit rate of 8GT/s, PCIe M.2 32Gb/s that delivers 5 times faster bandwidth compared to SATA III 6Gb/s, Digital PWM that delivers stable power and reliability with increases system efficiency.

 

The A520MH V6.1 motherboard also has A.I Fan technology with automatic detection system which is used to detect temperature of PC to make cooling fans operate at

defined speed for optimal cooling performance.

 

Both motherboards carry BIOSTAR’s proprietary technology like Super LAN Surge Protection which prevents damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges and strengthens electrical stability of the system.

When it comes to rear I/O, both motherboards have similar layouts with fully packed connectivity options such as 1 x PS/2 Keyboard, 1 x PS/2 Mouse port for classic input methods as well as 1 x HDMI 4K Port that expresses bright and highly detailed content that fills an entire screen with lifelike images to let users enjoy TV shows and movies online with crystal clear video output through the provided HDMI connector, 1 x VGA port complimenting the HDMI output connector as well as 1 x LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset with support for Super LAN Surge Protection, additionally both motherboards comes with 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 3 x Audio Jacks powered by ALC887 technology capable of providing 7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio.

Highly efficient and reliable the new A520MH V6.1 and the B550MH V6.1 motherboards from BIOSTAR are ready to serve all users be it may a business oriented system or for casual content consumption, it is a great choice for users who want a system that will let them use the latest technology in the market without taking a hit on their wallet and the new PCB design is a sight for sore eyes with their premium look and feel.

B550MH V6.1

Key Features

PCIe 4.0

  • Support a 16GT/s bit rate
  • Maintain backward compatibility
  • It’s 2X bandwidth than PCIe 3.0

PCIe M.2 4.0

  • Delivers lower latency
  • Delivers the highest bandwidth 64Gb/s
  • It’s 2 times faster than PCIe M.2 3.0

Super LAN Surge Protection

  • Strengthens electrical stability
  • Makes internet more stable at home
  • Prevents damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges

USB 3.2 Gen1

  • USB 3.2 Gen1 delivers compelling performance boosts and can be used to connect multiple devices without worrying about compatibility. It is capable of data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps and backward compatible with all existing USB products.

Digital PWM

  • Increases system efficiency
  • Has faster transient performance
  • Delivers stable power and reliability

HDMI 4K Connector

  • Expresses bright and highly detailed content that fills the entire screen with lifelike images. Enjoying TV shows and movies online such as YouTube or Netflix through HDMI connector.

DDR4 Memory

  • DDR4 Memory delivers higher performance, higher DIMM capacities, improved data integrity and lower power consumption.

 

A520MH V6.1

Key Features

PCIe 3.0

  • Carries a bit rate of 8GT/s
  • Enhances signal and data integrity
  • Increases channel improvement

PCIe M.2 32Gb/s

  • Delivers the highest bandwidth
  • Provides lower latency
  • It’s 5 times faster compared with SATA III 6Gb/s.

Digital PWM

  • Increases system efficiency
  • Has faster transient performance
  • Delivers stable power and reliability

Super LAN Surge Protection

  • Strengthens electrical stability
  • Makes internet more stable at home
  • Prevents damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges

HDMI 4K/2K

  • Expresses bright and highly detailed content that fills the entire screen with lifelike images. Enjoying TV shows and movies online such as YouTube or Netflix through HDMI connector.

A.I FAN

  • It has automatic detection system, is used to detect temperature of PC to make fan operate at defined speed for optimal cooling performance. It can maintain the performance of your PC to ensure optimum performance and also save more energy.

 

Spec table:

 

B550MH V6.1

A520MH V6.1

Chipset

AMD B550

AMD A520

CPU SUPPORT

Socket AM4
Supports AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen (Matisse/Renoir) processors
Supports for future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for CPU support list.

Socket AM4 support AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen (Matisse/Renoir) processors
Supports for future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for CPU support list.

MEMORY

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs)
Supports for DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors (Renoir APUs)
Supports for DDR4 4933+(OC)/4800(OC)/4600(OC)/4400(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
2 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 64 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module
*DDR4 - 2667 only for Ryzen CPU.
*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for Memory support list.

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs)
Supports for DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors (Renoir APUs)
Supports for DDR4 4933+(OC)/4800(OC)/4600(OC)/4400(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
2 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 64 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module
*DDR4- 2667 only for Ryzen CPU.
*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for Memory support list.

INTEGRATED VIDEO

By CPU model
Supports DX12
Supports HDCP

By CPU model
Supports DX12
Supports HDCP

STORAGE

4 x SATA III Connectors (6Gb/s): Supports AHCI and RAID 0, 1, 10
1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket:
Supports M.2 Type 2242/2260/2280 SSD module
Supports PCIe 4.0 x 4 (64Gb/s) / 3.0 x 4 (32Gb/s)- NVMe/AHCI SSD
Supports SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD
*M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIe-SATA1):
The bandwidth is depended on CPU.
Supports PCIe 4.0 x 4 (64Gb/s) speed, which depends only on Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse.

4 x SATA III Connectors (6Gb/s): Supports AHCI and RAID 0, 1, 10
1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket:
Supports M.2 Type 2242/2260/2280 SSD module
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 4 (32Gb/s)- NVMe/AHCI SSD
Supports SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

LAN

Realtek RTL8111H
10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half/Full duplex capability
Supports Super LAN Surge Protection

Realtek RTL8111H
10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability
Supports Super LAN Surge Protection

CODEC

ALC887
7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio, Hi-Fi (Front)

ALC887
7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio, Hi-Fi (Front)

USB

8 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports (4 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)
6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)

6 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal headers)
6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)

EXPANSION SLOT

1 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x 16 Slot:
Supports PCIe 4.0 x 16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors. (Matisse only)
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16 mode AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics processors. (Renoir only)
2 x PCIe 3.0 x 1 Slots
*According to different CPUs will have different speeds.

1 x PCIe 3.0 x 16 Slot:
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors. (Matisse only)
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16 mode AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics processors. (Renoir only)
2 x PCIe 3.0 x 1 Slots
*According to different CPUs will have different speeds.

REAR I/O

1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x HDMI Port
1 x VGA Port
1 x LAN port
4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports
2 x USB 2.0 Ports
3 x Audio Jack

1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x HDMI Port
1 x VGA Port
1 x LAN port
4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports
2 x USB 2.0 Ports
3 x Audio Jack

INTERNAL I/O

4 x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connectors
2 x USB 2.0 Header (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
2 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Header (each header supports 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports)
1 x 8-Pin Power Connector
1 x 24-Pin Power Connector
1 x CPU Fan Connector
1 x System Fan Connector
1 x Front Panel Header
1 x Front Audio Header
1 x Clear CMOS Header
1 x Internal Stereo Speaker Header
1 x COM Port Header

4 x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connectors
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Header (each header supports 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports)
1 x 8-Pin Power Connector
1 x 24-Pin Power Connector
1 x CPU Fan Connector
1 x System Fan Connector
1 x Front Panel Header
1 x Front Audio Header
1 x Clear CMOS Header
1 x Internal Stereo Speaker Header
1 x COM Port Header

H/W MONITORING

CPU/System Temperature Monitoring
CPU/System Fan Monitoring
Smart/Manual CPU Fan Control
System Voltage Monitoring

CPU/System Temperature Monitoring
CPU/System Fan Monitoring
Smart/Manual CPU Fan Control
CPU/DDR Voltage Monitoring

DIMENSION

Micro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 24.4cm x 20.8cm (W x L)

Micro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 24.4cm x 20.8cm (W x L)

OS SUPPORT

Supports Windows 10(64bit)
*BIOSTAR reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice

Supports Windows 10(64bit)
*BIOSTAR reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice

BUNDLE SOFTWARE

BullGuard

BullGuard

ACCESSORIES

2 x SATA Cables
1 x I/O Shield
1 x DVD Driver
1 x Quick Guide

2 x SATA Cables
1 x I/O Shield
1 x DVD Driver
1 x Quick Guide

 

Learn more about BIOSTAR A520MH V6.1: 

https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=995

BIOSTAR B550MH V6.1:

https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=994

 

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BIOSTAR, is a brand dedicated to the production of motherboards, gaming motherboards, SSD, graphics cards, industrial computing systems, IoT, crypto mining equipment, and healthcare solution. Since its establishment in 1986, BIOSTAR has become a major motherboard supplier in the IT industry. 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 improve beyond bette

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