Biostar has introduced two new cryptomining motherboards for professional cryptocurrency miners. Fully optimized for professional crypto mining, the TB360-BTC Expert and TB360-BTC PRO supports 17 x PCI-E 3.0 and 12 x PCI-E 3.0 expansion slots respectively.
The BIOSTAR TB360-BTC series is the first crypto mining motherboards based on the B360 and H370 chipset, which can support 8th generation Intel Core processors. Packed with features for scaling up professional mining operations of any size, the two boards ensures a rock-solid mining system with improved mining performance on tap.
The BIOSTAR TB360-BTC Expert features the Intel H370 chipset that supports the 8th generation Intel Core processors. It includes 17 x PCI-Express 3.0 slots (16xPCI-E x1 slot and 1xPCI-E x16 slot) to run up to 17 Nvidia and/or AMD graphics cards at the same time, with two 24-pin power supply connectors. BIOSTAR’s Protection+ premium features including Super LAN Surge Protection and Super Anti-Surge Protection is built right on board for peace of mind. Keyboard/Video/Mouse (KVM) support is also available with HDMI and D-SUB connectors.
Meanwhile the BIOSTAR TB360-BTC PRO is the first ever Intel B360 chipset motherboard that supports up to 12 graphics cards. Like the TB360-BTC Expert , it features BIOSTAR’s Protection+ premium features including Super LAN Surge Protection and Super Anti-Surge Protection.
Both boards includes a single M.2 M-Key 6Gbps connector and 4 x SATA III ports for quick information transfers. Other I/Os includes 1 x PS/2 mouse, 1 x PS/2 keyboard, 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x HDMI connector (up to 4096×2160@24Hz resolution), 1 x VGA port (Up to 1920×1200@60Hz resolution), 1 x Gigabit LAN port and 3 x audio jacks.
The BIOSTAR TB360-BTC Expert is priced at USD95 (~RM394) while the BIOSTAR TB360-BTC PRO is priced at USD95 (~RM372). No Malaysian availability has been announced as of yet.