Biostar TF550 Motherboard Review :: Biostar TForce 550 Specific Features

01-19-2007 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun
BIOSTAR TForce 550 Spec Sheet
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Part NumberTForce 550
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ChipsetNvidia nForce 550
North BridgeNvidia nForce 550
SocketSocket AM2 (940)
Processor Types
Number of CPUs
Front Side Bus1GHz HyperTransport Bus Link
Memory TypeDDR2
Memory ChannelsDual
Maximum Memory4GB
External GraphicsPCI Express x16
South BridgeNvidia nForce 550 MCP
SATA3.0 GB/s
Expansion Slots
Form FactorATX
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Built on Power/Reset buttons- Allows you to turn on the computer without it being in the case. Onboard Power and Reset buttons are a boon to any motherboard as you don't need to attach the connectors from the case.

Biostar TF550 Motherboard Review Power/Reset Buttons

Power/Reset Buttons

Biostar TF550 Motherboard Review Capacitors


OS-Con Electrostatic Capacitor - Capacitor that allows you to overclock your system stably

Over Voltage IC - Provide full feature of overclocking device

LED-Diagnostic - Shows the status of the hardware on the board

Memory Over-Voltage Jumper - Increase memory voltage to 3.1V by manual

Overclock Utility - This utility provide a friendly Interface and solid overclock features. The overclock feature allows the user to tune the system performance through adjusting the System Buses and Voltage.

Hardware Monitor - Hardware Monitor allows the users to monitor Voltage, Temperature, and Fan Speed accordingly. If the system detects a problem, an alarm or shutdown will occur, set in motion by Hardware Monitor.

Live Update - Biostar's Windows based BIOS update utility

Overclocking Navigator Engine (ONE) - Two overclocking utilities Manual Overclocking System and Automatic Overclocking System for the experienced and casual overclockers

CRP-CMOS Reloading Program - CRP allows users to save and adjust up to 50 ideal overclocking CMOS settings on the fly

SRS-Self Recovery System - If the overclock attempt fails, the system automatically restores the BIOS to default CMOS settings

MIT-Memory Integration Test - MIT runs a memory compatibility test before starting to build a system

Integrated Flash Program - Update the BIOS with this utility