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Biostar announces AM2+ motherboard
Press release, June 22; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 22 June 2007]

Biostar has released its T-Series TF560 A2+ motherboard which supports AMD's upcoming socket AM2+ CPUs. Although socket AM2+ CPUs will not launch until later in the year, the socket is backwards compatible and is able to support both AM2 and AM2+ CPUs, according to the company.

The TF560 A2+ adopts the Nvidia nForce 560 media and communications processor (MCPs) which includes support for MediaShield RAID 0, 1, 0+1 or 5 configurations, FirstPacket network optimization technology, and nTune system performance and optimization manager, noted Biostar.

The TF560 A2+ will be available in the US on June 29 and in Europe at the beginning of July with a price of US$80, according to the company.

Biostar TF560 A2+ specifications

Item

Description

Chipset

Nvidia nForce 560

Socket

AM2+/AM2

PCI Express x16

1

PCI Express x 1

2

PCI

3

LAN

Realtek RTL8110SC - Integrated 10/100/1000 Transceiver

SATA 3Gb/s

4

RAID

0, 1, 0+1, 5

Integrated Audio

Realtek ALC888 8+2-Channel HD Audio

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, June 2007

Biostar TF560 A2+

Biostar TF560 A2+
Photo: Company

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