BIOSTAR has announced a small yet powerful motherboard, this motherboard features an integrated Intel Braswell Refresh SoC processor. Featuring the Celeron J3160 quad-core processor that has a clock speed of 1.6GHz and a turbo clock of up to 2.24GHz, the motherboard can deliver amazing performance from a SoC-based system.
The latest generation of Intel’s HD graphics can be found in the J3160MD and features performance improvements over last-gen Intel IGPs, giving the board excellent performance and support to play 4K UltraHD content and delivering a stunning multimedia experience from a small package. It also supports only 2 DIMMs of DDR3L 1600/1066MHz, up to a maximum capacity of 16GB.
The motherboard supports both VGA and DVI display output and USB 3.0. Among other features the board sports Charger Booster, a technology that lets you charge your Apple devices faster than most devices, giving a more efficient and quicker charge when you connect an Apple device to a BIOSTAR motherboard. There’s also BIO-Remote2 that allows you to control your system remotely via your mobile device, so you can enjoy your home theatre with both Apple and Android to let you control your BIOSTAR equipped PC remotely.
Next we have SmartSpeedLAN an application that optimises your network connection and allows for full control on how to handle the traffic from your PC. You can specify which applications get priority of your network connection giving you increased efficiency in maintaining a smooth experience when gaming or streaming.