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Today we are going to be taking a look at Biostar's X79 TPower motherboard. This board supports the latest Intel 2011 processors and also features their latest X79 chipset. Biostar has earned a well-deserved reputation for producing very powerful products that come with a very reasonable price tag. This board shouldn't be any different. It currently retails for about $230 dollars. This puts it in the lower range of pricing for a board like this and it's actually one of the cheapest options for this new chipset from Intel at the moment.
For those that want a detailed analysis of what this new chipset has in store, please read the previous reviews that we've written on other boards of this type here on this website. This new chipset is meant as a replacement for the venerable X58 chipset that was extremely popular with the enthusiast community. It offers several enhancements over the previous generation that include support for Intel's latest 2011 processors and PCIe 3.0. With that being said, let's now have a look at this new board from Biostar and see what they've done to enhance Intel's design.