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Biostar X470GTN Gaming (AMD X470) Motherboard Review (Page 4)

Steven Bassiri | Jul 18, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT - 0 mins, 39 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 90%Manufacturer: AMD

X470GTN Gaming Circuit Analysis Continued

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The Realtek ALC892 audio codec is used to provide HD audio to the rear IO and front panel header. A sense amplifier, some audio capacitors, and a physical divide in the PCB helps to improve audio quality.

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A Realtek RTL8118AS is the NIC that provides Gbit LAN on the motherboard. Biostar uses a Pericom PI3EQX USB 3.1 repeater and an ASMedia ASM1543 type-C controller to facilitate proper signaling of AMD's USB 3.1.

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An ELAN eKTF5832 provides RGB LED control and features. The main SuperIO on the motherboard is an ITE IT8613E, and it provides PS/2, voltage monitoring, and fan control.

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A single Winbond 128Mbit/16MB ROM holds your BIOS.

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