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Biostar M6VLQ

Biostar M6VLQ Revision 2.1


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • PGA370
Front Side Bus speed: 100/133 MHz
Supported architectures:
  • Cyrix III Joshua
  • Intel Celeron Coppermine-128
  • Intel Celeron Tualatin-256
  • Intel Pentium III Coppermine
  • Intel Pentium III Tualatin
  • Intel Pentium III-S Tualatin
  • VIA C3 Ezra
  • VIA C3 Nehemiah
  • VIA C3 Samuel
  • VIA C3 Samuel 2
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.
Official Biostar support is 100/133 MHz FSB chips only. However, 66 MHz FSB chips are known to work in this motherboard.

System memory

  • Type: SDRAM 66/100/133 MHz
    2x 168 pin DIMM
Max supported: 1.00 GB


Northbridge/MCH: VIA PLE133T
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: VIA VT82C686B
Trident Blade 3D Core integrated graphics, with max 8 MB of System VRAM
Avance Logic ALC201A audio IC over AC97 bus
Realtek RTL8100 for 100M operation

Power supply

Main board power: 20-pin ATX
2 3-pin DC fan headers

Expansion slots

3 PCI slots
1 16-bit ISA slot
1 Audio and Modem riser

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 keyboard
PS/2 mouse
2x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
1x DE-9 serial
1x DB-25 parallel
1x RJ-45
VGA output
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in
MIDI/game port

Internal I/O headers

2x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
Audio headers: Aux in, CD in
Header for front AC'97 Audio
IrDA header


2 IDE channels, up to 100 MB/s
Floppy connector, up to 1 drive

Circuit board

Micro ATX form factor




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