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Oh yeah they are still around. Biostar releases three motherboards with dual Gigabit LAN on-board that are going to make networking and gaming even better with the 6+ Experience. To achieve this, the "Hi-Fi B85S2G", "Hi-Fi A88S2G", and "Hi-Fi B85N 3D" have Gigabit LAN connections on the board that allow simultaneous LAN connections.

The primary advantage is the doubling bandwidth which allows the network bandwidth, it also allows for Full-duplex transmission. Two networks can be simultaneously transmitted to upload and download at the same time. In addition, there is zero packet delay with two high-speed gigabit networks, giving super high data transmission efficiency.

Another major advantage is Load Balancing. This allows users to attach both network adapters to a single network. This can allow for double the network bandwidth of a single connection under certain circumstances. These BIOSTAR motherboards will therefore support the aggregation "teaming" function. Just merge the two connections to support multiple aggregation mode.






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My comment: I use this brand for quite some time, they are really good and has lower prices.

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1 Gbps links are already full duplex. Most peoples home equipment doesn't support LACP.

Not too bad looking of a board for a bee type theme, mini ITX could make a decent pfsense router or similar.
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Never considered Biostar an 'enthusiast' mobo maker, personally. I guess their okay?

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Networking, maybe. For gaming, no.

When is the last time you use both ethernet ports for gaming (old school LAN setups aside)?

Besides, anyone can get a PCIe or even PCI network card and have many more choices for speed and number of ports.
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I only have one question... How come they gave only 2 RAM slots on the ATX mobo?!
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I only have one question... How come they gave only 2 RAM slots on the ATX mobo?!

Need room for all dat internet
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Never considered Biostar an 'enthusiast' mobo maker, personally. I guess their okay?

*shrugs*

Yup, they make some pretty horrible enthusiasts motherboards.
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Back in Lynnfield days Biostar I55 was among the top boards that reaches 4.0GHz. I did that very easily, stable and temps were low as for gaming they are good as other brands specially their current line of Hi-Fi 3D.
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Why are they acting like dual ethernet controllers is something novel? In 2008 every second mobo had dual ethernet, and the flagship units even had four.
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Why are they acting like dual ethernet controllers is something novel? In 2008 every second mobo had dual ethernet, and the flagship units even had four.

Doubling bandwidth here. In my opinion these models maybe more suitable for small business like a central database on a server and clients apps that need to access this database at high speed.
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