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Archive for October 23rd, 2018

ECS Is the First to Have Windows 8 Hardware Certification for Its Entire Product Line

    All Series of Intel and AMD Motherboards and AIOs are Ready for the Next Generation 20 September 2012, Taipei, Taiwan Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) today proudly announces that it is the first hardware manufacturer receiving the official Windows® 8 WHCK (Windows Hardware Certification Kit) certification for our entire product line. This achievement not only once again approves ECS’ stand in the IT industry but also allows users to take full advantage of integrated capabilities and unique features of Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows® 8. With the anticipation and excitement coming along with Windows® 8, ECS takes one thing further for everything that fulfills users’ satisfaction by getting new drivers and BIOS ready, nearly a month before Windows 8 officially launches. On top of this, each of our products including all series of Intel and AMD motherboards and AIOs currently on the market is certified under strict validation and verification to ensure the best compatibility and stability of Windows® 8 support. With few simple clicks for BIOS & Driver upgrades, experiencing Windows® 8’s touch based user interface and other unique features couldn’t be easier. ECS Official Windows 8 Microsite: http://www.ecs.com.tw/extra/ECS_win8/win8_bios.html



Apacer launches ultra-high speed industrial CFast Cards

Doubling speeds for high performance market  Taipei, Taiwan – When it comes to the ever-evolving core technologies of embedded systems, data transmission efficiency and speed are the main targets for improvement. Apacer, one of the world’s top ten PC SSD manufacturers, has introduced a new CFast memory card to support the SATA II 3Gb/s high-speed transmission mode. After winning customers’ favor, Apacer has now upgraded the capacity and speed of their industrial CFast memory cards. Additionally, these cards come in MLC solutions and support extended operating temperatures. Apacer’s latest industrial CFast card, features a peak reading speed of 160MB/s, breaking the speed limits of the CF cards currently used by industrial enterprises. This speed is three times faster than typical industrial CF cards, dramatically promoting file transmission efficiency, making it one of the best storage solutions for high performance computing systems.  The CFast cards newly launched by Apacer are based on the V1.0 CFA standard. It combines the Form Factor of existing CompactFlash cards with the adoption of the 7pin SATA signal, 17pin power supply, and reserves additional space for special functions. Thus, the read/write speed is boosted up to 160/140 Mbytes per second, realizing the transmission efficiency of a SATA interface. Whether using industry-level, highly-reliable SLC chips or cost-effective MLC solutions, Apacer’s CFast cards always boast a resistance to extended opera...





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