Loading build...
Loading...
Your Shops

Biostar

Biostar G41D3G Plus

The Biostar G41D3G Plus is compatible with Intel processors with the LGA 775/ Socket T socket.

It has 8 GB DDR3 maximum RAM and conforms to the Micro-ATX form factor standard.

4.2

Biostar G41D3G Plus

help iconCPU SocketLGA 775/ Socket Thelp iconGraphics Card InterfacePCIe v2.x
help iconCPU Compatible MakeIntelhelp iconSLI Support1 graphics cards
help iconCPU ChipsetIntel G41help iconCrossfire Support1 graphics cards
help iconRelease Date01 Jul 2010help iconOnboard GPUyes
help iconForm FactorMicro-ATXhelp iconPCI Slots
  • 1 x PCIe x16 v2.0
help iconMax RAM8 GB DDR3help iconSATA 1.00
help iconRAM Slots2 x DDR3help iconSATA 2.04
help iconMemory Channels2help iconSATA 3.00
help iconCompatible RAM Speeds
  • DDR3 800 MHz
  • DDR3 1066 MHz
  • DDR3 1333 MHz
help iconRAID Supportyes
help iconUSB 2.0 Internal Slots2help iconInternal I/O
  • 1 x 24 pin power connector
  • 1 x fan header
  • 1 x IDE connector
help iconUSB 2.0 Rear6help iconBack Panel I/O
  • D-Sub Connector
  • Line In Connector
  • Mic In connector
  • Audio Input Output
  • PS/2 keyboard connector
  • PS/2 mouse connector

Biostar G41D3G Plus compatibility review

The Biostar G41D3G Plus uses the Intel LGA 775/ Socket T CPU socket. Any compatible Intel CPU will have the same socket entry. It uses the DDR3 memory type, with maximum speeds of up to 1333 MHz, and 2 DDR3 slots allowing for a maximum total of 8 GB RAM.

Released on 01 Jul 2010, the Biostar G41D3G Plus is now over 9 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. This motherboard will be dwarfed in performance by its modern counterparts, and will likely have very little support from Biostar.

The Micro-ATX Biostar G41D3G Plus should fit into all ATX cases, but its smaller size allows you to downsize your system build as a whole. Its size comes at the cost of features, so there are likely to be far fewer connections and expansion options available than in a larger motherboard.

The Biostar G41D3G Plus has 4 SATA 2.0 hard drive slots. These allow for data speeds of up to 3GB/s. SATA 2.0 is a very common standard, and despite the emergence of SATA 3.0 - whose potential is difficult to reach currently - SATA 2.0 remains a viable option.

The Biostar G41D3G Plus supports onboard graphics. This allows for integrated graphics when paired with a compatible CPU that supports them. Integrated graphics are a cheap alternative to using a graphics card, but should be avoided when frequently using modern applications or games that require intense graphical processing. There are 1 PCIe x16 slots on this motherboard. This means it is perfectly capable of accommodating the latest graphics cards, although it is important to try and use a graphics card with the same graphics card interface of PCIe v2.x, as anything below will not reach the motherboard's potential, and anything above will have its performance slashed to the bandwidth maximum of the Biostar G41D3G Plus's PCIe v2.x. The Biostar G41D3G Plus does not support multiple graphics cards via Nvidia SLI or AMD Crossfire.

The Biostar G41D3G Plus has 8 USB 2.0 slots but no USB 3.0 slots. While USB 3.0 slots are so far by no means necessary, and with a plethora of USB 2.0 peripherals to choose from, the USB functionality on this motherboard should be fine. If planning on building a new system, a motherboard with USB 3.0 is likely to have a longer life cycle, however.

Merchant Comparison
Merchant Price
- -
Custom PC Builder Auto PC Builder Compare Mobo All Motherboard list
Best Compatible Hardware by Price
Type :
$ $

Similar Motherboards to Biostar G41D3G Plus