BIOSTAR Belatedly Squeeze AMD's X470 Chipset Into A New Mini-ITX Design

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅29.09.2019 22:27:44

September 2019 - BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices, is proud to announce a new mini-ITX form factor to its AMD socket AM4 line-up with the BIOSTAR X470NH. Design as the foundation for the ideal compact HTPC for home and office workers looking for a powerful yet discrete machine to run their daily tasks or build a secure NAS from, the X470NH meets their needs with a set of features focus on making a capable and affordable PC. Without forgetting about gamers, the X470NH offers overclocking capabilities to improve performance, giving the users the edge needed to stay ahead of the race.

The BIOSTAR X470NH, equipped with AMD's X470 chipset and AMD AM4 CPU socket, brings support for AMD's latest 3rd Gen Ryzen 7 nm processors. For a compact Mini-ITX, the X470NH is packed with an array of features ready to compete with the bigger boards, including USB 3.1 Gen1 support (5 Gb/s) which provides fast transfer speeds and support to a wide array of peripherals, a rear-mounted PCI-e M.2 at 32 Gb/s for increased system responsiveness, as well as an HDMI and a VGA port, providing a wider range of monitor compatibility for the best online content viewing experience. In addition, gamers can benefit from a lag-less networking environment with the onboard Realtek GbE LAN, as well as crank up their in-game settings with the support for PCIe 3.0 x16 slot ready to host a graphics card, and up to 32 GB of overclockable DDR4 memory at 4000 MHz.

Technical Specification

Chipset:- AMD X470
CPU SUPPORT:- Socket AM4 supports AMD® A-series APU, Ryzen APU / Ryzen CPU

- Supports Dual Channel DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667
- Supports Dual Channel DDR4 2933(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 4000(OC)
- 2 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slot, Max. Supports up to 32 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC and ECC Un-buffered 8/ 16 GB DDR4 module
* DDR4 - 2667 only for Ryzen CPU

- By CPU model
- Supports DX12
- Supports HDCP

- 4x SATA III Connector (6Gb/s) : Supports AHCI & RAID 0, 1, 10
- 1x M.2 (M Key) : Supports PCI-E 3.0 x4 (32Gb/s) & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

* M.2 : The bandwidth is depended on CPU

- Realtek RTL8111H
- 10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability

- ALC887
- 7.1 Channels, Blu-ray Audio

- 6x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) port (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal header)
- 4x USB 2.0 port (2 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal header)

EXPANSION SLOT:- 1 x PCI-E 3.0 x 16 slot (Bristol / Reven Ridge x8 , Summit Ridge x16)
- 1x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1x HDMI Port
- 1x VGA Port
- 1x LAN port
- 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Port
- 2x USB 2.0 Port
- 3x Audio Jack

- 4x SATA III 6.0Gb/s Connectors
- 1x USB 2.0 Header (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gb/s) Header (each header supports 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 1x 4-Pin Power Connector
- 1x 24-Pin Power Connector
- 1x CPU Fan Connector
- 1x System Fan Connector
- 1x Front Panel Header
- 1x Front Audio Header
- 1x Clear CMOS Header
- 1x Internal Stereo Speaker Header
- 1x COM Port Header
- 1x S/PDIF out Connector

- CPU / System Temperature Monitoring
- CPU / System Fan Monitoring
- Smart / Manual CPU Fan Control
- System Voltage Monitoring

- Mini ITX Form Factor Dimension: 170 mm x 170 mm ( W x L )

OS SUPPORT:- Support Windows 7(64bit) / 10(64bit)
- 2 x SATA Cable
- 1 x I/O Shield
- 1 x DVD Driver
- 1 x Quick Guide
FEATURES:- Supports uEFI GUI Interface BIOS

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