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Biostar shows off A68N-2100E SoC motherboard

by on10 May 2019


Powered by AMD’s E1-2150 Processor and Radeon HD8210 graphics

Motherboard, graphics cards and storage device maker Biostar has released its A68N-2100E SoC Motherboard featuring a compact mini-ITX form-factor powered by the energy efficient AMD E1-2150 Processor and Radeon HD8210 graphics.

The Biostar A68N-2100E is designed for homes and businesses that need a capable but energy efficient desktop PC for basic tasks such as browsing the internet, running office applications, and other essentials that most students and professionals use in computers today.

The Biostar A68N-2100E is powered by the AMD Kabini architecture-based E1-2150 dual-core processor with a thermal design power (TDP) of 9 watts. It supports the low-cost DDR3 memory with a maximum support of up to 16GB memory, which is well suited for home and business use. Its flexible mini-ITX form factor makes it compatible with a wide selection of desktop cases, HTPC, and small-form-factor cases.

The Biostar A68N-2100E comes with Realtek ALC887 5.1-Channel Audio that supports high-definition audio and S/P DIF Output Onboard Optical and Coaxial connector for transferring the non-distortion digital audio output to amplifiers and professional audio devices. The A68N-2100E also supports DX11.1 and comes with an onboard HDMI connector for high-definition visuals for YouTube and Netflix.

The Biostar A68N-2100E comes with a TPM header that enables several upgrades that’s perfect for data security concerned users such as schools and government offices. The connector supports a wide range of TPM modules such as biometric verification, antivirus software, firewalls, smart cards, and others.

The Biostar A68N-2100E’s rear I/O includes 1 x PS/2 Mouse, 1 x PS/2 Keyboard, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports, 2 x USB 2.0 Ports, 1 x HDMI Connector, 1 x VGA Port, 1 x GbE LAN port, and 3 x Audio Jacks.

The Biostar A68N-2100E is claimed to be a cost effective and energy-efficient SoC motherboard for home and business use with its power-saving AMD Kabini E1-2150 dual-core processor that only draws a maximum of nine watts.

It supports low-cost DDR3 memory of up to 16GB maximum capacity, enough to configure a capable yet power efficient desktop PC. It comes with high-speed USB 3.1 Gen1 USB connectors with data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps. It sports a compact mini-ITX form factor with a fanless low-profile cooler for maximum compatibility with desktop PC cases, HTPC cases, and other enclosures.

Last modified on 10 May 2019
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