Biostar has launched its latest motherboard, the TA970XE series for AMD AM3+ CPUs of the Phenom II, Athlon II and FX ranges. The TA970XE board is based on AMD 970 chipset and sports ATX form-factor (305 x 225 mm) with the SB950 Southbridge. The Biostar TA970XE features four DDR3-2000 DIMM memory slots up to 32 GB dual-channel DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866 MHz, latest UEFI BIOS which directly supports HDDs over 2 TB, 2x PCI slots, 2x PCI-E x1 2.0 slots, and 2x PCI-E x16 2.0 slots with full-featured support for the most powerful configurations of discrete cards in the ATI CrossFire X mode.
In terms of connectivity ports, it offers five storage devices of the SATA3 6 Gbit/s interface and supports SATA RAID 0,1,5,10 arrays, eSATA, FireWire IEEE 1394a, two USB 3.0 and eight USB 2.0. ,a 10/100/1000Mbit/s LAN controller (Realtek RTL8111E chip) and 8-channel HD audio codec (VIA VT1828S chip). The board uses a 5-phase voltage regulation and high-quality solid capacitors. No words regarding its release date and pricing so far.