Biostar shows off its new RACING B360GT5S and RACING B360GT3S motherboards. These should be available in stores for $109.90 and $94.90, respectively.
Following the success of the award winning BIOSTAR RACING Z370 series motherboards for enthusiast gaming, BIOSTAR announces its new mainstream gaming motherboards with the Intel B360 chipset for budget conscious gamers who still want the latest features offered by Intel 300 series, Coffee Lake platform. These include an ATX motherboard BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S and a micro-ATX motherboard, BIOSTAR RACING B360GT3S. Both models are designed for gamers with the new RACING theme, black on the PCB, integrated USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type C), Iron Slot Protection, the latest A.I. FAN utility to customize and auto-detect temperatures, and Advanced VIVID LED DJ for more RGB control. BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S also includes M.2 Cooling Protection heatsink.
BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S
The BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S allows gamers to enjoy the latest Intel technology. RACING B360GT5S is an ATX motherboard with dual-channel DDR4 memory supporting up to 2666MHz, which is optimized for OC. It packs an 11-power phase design for efficient overclocking and three PCI-E 3.0 x16, three PCI-E 3.0 x1, two M.2 32Gb/s slots for M.2 SSDs and integrated USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type C).
With M.2 Cooling Protection, it helps to extend the M.2 SSD lifespan and improves the performance of certain M.2 (PCI-e 3.0x4) products even under high-temperatures.
BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S rear I/O ports have the legacy PS/2 connector support 1 x PS/2 for keyboard, 2 x USB 3.1Gen2 ports: 1 for Type A and 1 for Type C, 2 x USB 3.1Gen1 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, DVI-D, HDMI 1.4, D-sub, RJ-45 Port and 6 x Audio Connectors.
BIOSTAR RACING B360GT3S
RACING B360GT3S allows gamers to build a small form factor system for use in tight spaces and/or easy transportation. The B360GT3S uses the compact micro-ATX form-factor with dual-channel DDR4 memory supporting up to 2666MHz for OC. It has a modest 7 power-phase design along with two PCI-E 3.0 x16, one PCI-E 3.0 x1, two M.2 32Gb/s slots for M.2 SSDs and integrated USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type C).
BIOSTAR RACING B360GT3S rear I/O ports have the legacy PS/2 connector support 1 x PS/2 for keyboard / mouse, 2 x USB 3.1Gen2 ports: 1 for Type A and 1 for Type C, 2 x USB 3.1Gen1 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, DVI-D, HDMI 1.4, D-sub, RJ-45 Port and 6 x Audio Connectors.
BIOSTAR RACING Series Features
A.I. Fan: A smart utility that allows users to customize fan operating modes. It also automatically detects temperatures and apply optimal fan speeds for quiet yet efficient fan performance. A.I. Fan also supports both PWM and DC voltage fans to give users the flexibility of cooling options.
Advanced VIVID LED DJ: Feature exclusive to the BIOSTAR RACING series that customizes and control multiple RGB lighting zones independently. This advanced version of the VIVID LED DJ now offers 10 lighting effects and more possibilities to create unlimited combinations and effects with 5050 LED FUN ZONE and other RGB LED products. Personalize your lighting style now!
BIOSTAR 6+ Experience
BIOSTAR’s exclusive set of features that ensure performance and stability.
Speed+: DDR4-2666(OC), USB3.1 TYPE C, SATA 3, PCI-E 3.0, CrossFire X, PCI-E M.2 32Gb/s, Intel LAN
Durable+: Moistureproof PCB, Low RdsOn P-Pak MOS, Super Durable Ferrite Choke, Super Durable Box Header, Super Durable solid Caps , Dual BIOS
Protection+: ESD Protection, USB Polyswitch, OC, OV, OT Protection,
Super Anti-Surge Protection, M.2 Cooling Protection
DIY+: Header Zone, RACING BIOS, VIVID LED DJ , 5050 LED FUN ZONE
BIOSTAR RACING B360 motherboards take full advantage of the latest Intel 300 series offerings, giving its mainstream gaming motherboards more gaming power than ever. BIOSTAR RACING B360GT5S offers powerful features not usually available at this price range, BIOSTAR RACING B360GT3S providing one of the best micro-ATX solutions on the market.