Biostar announced a new “powerful motherboard with a classy look” MicroATX motherboard based on the B660 chipset. The new B660M-Silver sits on the B660 chipset and allows for memory overclocking, but not CPU (multiplier) overclocking. The B660M-Silver uses DDR4 memory (up to DDR5 5000), has two full-length PCIe slots (one PCIe 5.0 x16), two PCIe 4.0 x4 (64 Gbps) M.2 sockets, a capable 12-phase VRM, and Realtek ALC1220 audio. Pricing wasn’t listed but we expect this to be on the more affordable side of Alder Lake motherboards. Read Biostar’s press release below for details.
May 3rd, 2022, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today introduces their brand new B660M-SILVER motherboard.
Top shelf performance packed in a compact uATX form-factor, BIOSTAR’s new B660M-SILVER motherboard is ready to take the market by storm. Designed based on Intel’s B660 chipset, the B660M- SILVER carries unparalleled compatibility with all the latest Intel 12th gen processors.
Highly suitable for content creators, casual gamers, or as a solid base for a daily driver pc, the new B660M-SILVER motherboard is a jack of all trades, built to cater to a broad use spectrum. Carrying BIOSTAR’s signature SILVER range styling and added RGB customizability, the B660M-SILVER motherboard makes any build look special.
Engineered on a small form that suits smaller compact builds that require minimal space, the B660M-SILVER motherboard carries swoon-worthy specs that rival any competition in the market.
The B660M-SILVER motherboard supports up to 4 DDR4 RAMS with a total capacity of 128GB, capable of running up to 5000 Mhz of boosted clock speeds. Furthermore, it carries the latest PCI-E 5.0 x16 slot that boosts the performance of any latest graphics card, providing superior power delivery and performance efficiency that deliver jaw-dropping AAA gaming experiences with faster, buttery-smooth frame rates.
Technologies like M.2 PCI-E 4.0(64Gb/s) and SATA 6Gb/s provide faster data transmission rates and ample storage capacity to the B660M-SILVER. With Biostar’s proprietary 12 Phase power design coupled with their renowned DIGITAL PWM technology, the new B660M-SILVER motherboard facilitates a strong foundation for better hardware support and long-lasting durability.
When it comes to rear I/O, BIOSTAR spared-no-expenses with the B660M-SILVER motherboard. Delivering users with ample connectivity and output options such as multiple USB ports, which include USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, USB TYPE-C with a max data transfer rate of 10Gbps and USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, and DISPLAY and DVI-D ports for crisp, crystal-clear image quality, Realtek®ALC1220 7.1ch Blu-ray Audio technology for an immersive user experience as well as a LAN port powered by Realtek® RTL8125B (2.5 GbE LAN) making the B660M-SILVER
To conclude, BIOSTAR’s B660M-SILVER motherboard packs all the essentials needed from a motherboard of its caliber with its unbelievable price point and small feature-rich form-factor, it is highly suitable for gamers, and content creators, or for casual content consumption.
More info about B660M-SILVER: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=1064