The value of a Bitcoin peaked in late 2014 but since the start of 2016 the cryptocurrency has seen a strong recovery. For those wishing to give cryptocurrency mining a shot, Biostar launches its new TB85 motherboard. This motherboard comes with one PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot and five PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots. The main attraction is perhaps the $69.99 MSRP, but is this type of Bitcoin still profitable? Probably not, unless you somehow get your electricity for free.
BIOSTAR is proud to announce the release of the latest motherboard intended for people pursuining cryptocurrency mining. The new BIOSTAR TB85 motherboard features multiple expansion slots to allow usage of multiple cards simultaneous for maximum efficiency for cryptocurrency mining.The board supports Intel 1150 processors and features the B85 chipset. The MSRP for the BIOSTAR TB85 motherboard is $69.99 giving it a quick and high ROI.
The BIOSTAR TB85 supports 4th-generation Intel processors and allows home users, gamers and businesses to take advantage of its wide feature set for work or play. Support for Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) for fast boot-ups and application load times, and Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA), which delivers business-centric security protection, such as after-hours virus scans and data backup, and blocks recognition of unwanted USB drives. With up to 6 PCI-e slots, you can maximize this motherboard for cryptocurrency mining and earn back your investment quickly.
The BIOSTAR TB85 is made to last featuring X.D.C. solid capacitors with a VRM heatsink installed for more efficient cooling of the motherboard components. The board features Intel Small Business Advantage allowing users to monitor the status of their motherboard as well other security features to protect their mining investment.
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.
PCI-E Gen 3.0
PCI-E 3.0 is the next evolution of the ubiquitous and general-purpose PCI Express I/O standard. At 8GT/s bit rate, the interconnect performance bandwidth is doubled over PCI-E 2.0, while preserving compatibility with software and mechanical interfaces.
OC / OV / OH Protection
Specialized circuit design detects overvoltage and surges to your BIOSTAR motherboard and actively cuts off overvoltage supply to protect your system.Over-current protects your motherboard from damage when high-current is detected. Heat protection adds another layer of protection by detecting high heat from the motherboard and CPU to avoid burn damage.
BIOSTAR 6+ Experience
This motherboard features exclusive BIOSTAR 6+ Experience feature set which delivers the best BIOSTAR has to offer: Speed+, Audio+, Video+, Durable+, Protection+ and DIY+.