Biostar BIOS update enables Smart Access Memory for AMD 400/500 series motherboards

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 08 2020 @ 15:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Motherboard maker Biostar announces the availability of BIOS updates that add support for the AMD Smart Access Memory technology. The update is already available for AMD 500 series chipset based motherboards, 400-series models will follow later this month.
BIOSTAR, a leading brand of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today, announces BIOS updates for their AM4 400/500 series motherboards to support the AMD Smart Access Memory technology.

AMD Smart Access Memory (SAM) allows the CPU to get full access to the GPU memory, users will gain up to 11% in gaming performance. BIOSTAR consumers can now enjoy an extra performance boost with their 400/500 series motherboards pairing AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors and Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards.

How to Enable:
Step1. Enter BIOS
Step2. Go to “Advanced”
Step3. Select “PCI Subsystem Settings”
Step4. Enable “Above 4G Decoding” and “Re-size BAR Support”
Step5. Press “F10”to save settings and reboot

For more information related to the BIOSTAR AM4 400/500 series motherboards to support the AMD Smart Access Memory technology go to the download page of your motherboard’s product page and download the corresponding BIOS version as listed below.

The complete support list for the AMD Smart Access Memory technology:

  • RACING X570GT8: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=952#download
  • RACING X570GTA: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=963#download
  • RACING X570GT: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=957#download
  • RACING B550GTA: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=984#download
  • RACING B550GTQ: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=985#download
  • B550MH: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=987#download
  • A520MH: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=989#download
  • B550M-SILVER: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=1000#download

    BIOSTAR AM4 400 series motherboards include: RACING X470GT8, RACING X470GTA, RACING X470GTQ, RACING X470GTN, X470MH, X470NH, RACING B450GT3, RACING B450GT, B450MX, B450MHC, B450MH and the B450NH will be available starting December 2020.


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