New Biostar TB350-BTC and TA320-BTC System Boards Are Aimed at AMD Ryzen CPUs with an AM4 Socket

Biostar is well-known for its mainboards, and at present customers have a possibility to try the company's new products under the TB350-BTC and TA320-BTC code names. The specialties are aimed at AM4 AMD Ryzen processors. Despite different chipsets –AMD A320 and B350 – both models feature the same PC-board.



A refined structure of the baseboard is corrosion and high humidity protected, and the power system is able to hold substantial currents. The product has two DDR4 slots (32 GB in total). The maximum RAM frequency depends on modules’ number and configuration, however, the 3,200 MHz value is claimed for the Biostar TB350-BTC card and 2,667 MHz – for the TA320-BTC sample. The ATX motherboard possesses four SATA (6 GBps) ports, one PCI-E 3.0 x16, two PCI-E 3.0 x1 and three PCI-E 2.0 x1 slots.


The Gigabit Ethernet network port is connected to the Realtek RTL8111H controller and secured from voltage surges. The mounting bar offers four USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, as well as two …

‘Deadly’ MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC Mainboard Review

Despite the fact that Intel Z97 chipset appeared in the market long ago, mainboards on this platform have not lost their vitality till nowadays. The MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC is an acknowledgement of this. Being a representative of top-tier segment, this product is supposed to be an ideal match for gamers and enthusiast overclockers who look for stability and unbelievable facilities. Let’s see what kind of benefits this model can offer to the army of sophisticated users.



Stepwise Overview


The full-format ATX MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC motherboard is based on Intel Z97 chipset that supports Intel Core Haswell/Haswell Refresh CPUs with LGA1150 socket. Wisely-elaborated printed circuit board (PCB) accommodates four DIMM slots for DDR3 modules of 32 GB overall capacity (with XMP profiles). The integration of expansion and graphics cards becomes possible due to three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots & the same amount of PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots. If equipped with two videocards, the board …

MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT LP – a Low-Profile Graphics Card for Compact Systems

According to computational performance, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti series graphics cards are ranked at the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 level, but their power consumption rate is lower compared to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950. This makes them excellent game video cards variants for compact chassis, if the monitor resolution doesn’t exceed Full HD.



This very context induced the production of MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT LP low-profile Graphics Cards, which dimensions are 182 х 69 х 35 mm. They are based on NVIDIA GP107-400 graphics engine with 768 CUDA, the frequency formula of which fits the reference value of 1290 / 1392 MHz. 4 GB of GDDR5-memory with the 128-bit bus and the effective frequency of 7008 MHz operate concurrently.


The MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT LP model internal nodes are cooled by the low-profile cooler, the construction of which contains a heat sink and a pair of axial-flow fans. The element base is of high quality and corresponds to the MSI Military Class 4 …
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