BIOSTAR today announced its compatible motherboard lineup "TA890GXE" constructed supporting AMD AM3 processors as well as upcoming Thuban 6 core processor and with DDR3 support.
The 890GX is basically an upgrade of the 790GX with internal graphics core remains at 700MHz, added DX10.1 and UVD 2.0 support. It can be setup to run Dual 8x crossfire. The south bridge SB850 is an upgrade from SB750, it includes SATA3 (6Gbps) but no USB 3.0 support yet.
"TA890GXE", among BIOSTAR T-Series product group; ATX form factor with 4 DIMM slots, ATI Hybrid Graphics support, SATA3 (6Gbps), eSATA, IEEE 1394, on-board 128M DDR3 side port memory, GbE LAN, 8 channel audio support, and 100% X.D.C Japanese solid capacitor. In addition, it also adopts BIOSTAR unique "G.P.U II ? Green Power Utility", "D.P.U ? Digital Power Unit", and "BIO-Remote Utility".
The "G.P.U II ? Green Power Utility" enhances energy efficiency by disabling extra phases while CPU on light loading. A GUI is available for monitoring the CPU resourcing.
The "D.P.U ? Digital Power Unit" is an on-board digital power control IC that guarantees precise control of the power phases to insure maximum operating efficiency and minimum operating thermals.
The "BIO-Remote Utility" comes with a MCE Remote Controller (optional) certified by Microsoft makes a perfect combination for in-home entertainments. It works with the MCE in Windows 7 to easy access TV, Music, Photo and any kind of digital media.