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Brand New A970M-A DELUXE: Latest Reliable, High-Performance Motherboard from ECS

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced the newest member of its high-performance Black Series of PC motherboards. The ECS A970M-A DELUXE supports AMD AM3 and AM3+ APUs, and gets the most from them with the latest ECS innovations for power, ease-of-use, and reliability. With features like full Windows 8 support, an upgraded user friendly BIOS – EZ BIOS, dust defending technology – Anti Dust Technology (ADS) and 8 channel HD audio, the A970M-A DELUXE is the heart of the ultimate gaming center and perfect all-round PC. The A970M-A DELUXE is built around the AMD 970 chipset, to squeeze the maximum performance out of the most powerful cutting edge CPUs, while still maintaining compatibility with older technology. Exclusive features design The motherboard features the new user-friendly graphical uEFI BIOS – EZ BIOS, with ECS MIB X for easy overclocking, tweaking, a multi-language interface and full Windows 8 support. Users can easily select and change settings in the BIOS with mouse and keyboard. For the ultimate in stability and reliability, the A970M-A DELUXE introduces new features like ECS Anti-Dust Shield Technology (ADS). The ultimate in dust defending technology, ADS prevents dust build up on the motherboard, a common, but little-understood cause of instability, intermittent faults, and poor performance. Long-term dust build up can cripple even the most powerful PCs by causing tough-to-diagnose issues like overheating, short-circuits, and unreliable memory ...



ECS Reveals its First Motherboard with the Intel NM70 Express Chipset – NM70-I

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) reveals its latest mini-ITX motherboard ―NM70-I―featuring the new Intel® NM70 Express Chipset. The NM70-I is equipped with an integrated Intel Celeron® 847 or 807 processor to deliver great value and price performance options. With features like full Electrostatic Discharge Protection, Best Power Efficiency platform and full Windows® 8 support, the NM70-I is the best choice for affordable but capable small-form- factor systems. The NM70-I is ideal for desktop PCs, home theater PCs and industrial applications. Energy Efficiency Designed to save space and energy, the ECS NM70-I is the ideal solution for small-form-factor systems. With the Intel Celeron processor only consuming a maximum of 17W the ECS NM70-I is a low power solution. It features intelligent power management by turning computing functions on only when needed, reducing energy usage by operating at lower frequencies when performance is not necessary. The ECS NM70-I also has electrostatic discharge protection and 100% solid capacitor for the CPU voltage regulator module to maximize the reliability and longevity of your system. Excellent Extension Support Even with the mini-ITX size of the NM70-I, ECS has kept in mind the expansion needs of future-proof minded customers. The ECS NM70-I supports video and storage upgrades with 1x PCI-E x16 (running at x8) 2.0, 1x 6Gb/s SATA and 3x 3GB/s SATA connections. For industrial applications, the NM70-I is equipped with 2 Se...



ECS Announces Its First Ever Modmen PC Modding Competition

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) today announces it is teaming up with Thermaltake, G.skill and various media partners to announce its first ever worldwide Modmen PC modding competition. Starting on October 11, 2012, ECS is searching for the Modmen of the year. The Grand Prize winner will become a Taiwan millionaire (approx. US $33,333). To register for the contest head to www.ecs.com.tw. All submissions must be sent before February 28, 2013. To be eligible for this contest all contestants need to have an ECS motherboard purchased after 9/20/2012 or have an ECS Golden Board. There are two stages of competition. The first stage takes place online. The top 10 case modders will be determined by a combination of online votes and ECS’ own modding judges. The modder with the most votes will win US $1,000. The top 5 PC modders that qualify for the second stage of the competition, besides winning cash and prizes, will be flown to Taiwan and given accommodation to compete at Computex for a chance to win the Grand Prize – approx. US$33,333. During the competition the top five contestants will showcase their mods at ECS’ booth and a panel of accredited judges and the audience will determine the grand prize winner. The sixth through tenth place modders will also win a host of prizes sponsored by Thermaltake and G.skill. See below for more prize information. ECS is proud to host this competition and hopes to ignite the skill and creativity of the world’s best modde...



ECS Launches A85F2-A Golden Socket FM2 Motherboard

Press Release – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) today reveals the newest production of Black Series AMD Gold Limited Edition: A85F2-A AMD FM2 Socket Motherboard. The ECS A85F2-A GOLDEN builds on their already strong performance of FM2 motherboards by adding a host of powerful new features in the Trinity technology platform and also adapting the exclusive gold plating technology for the strictest quality and a higher outstanding performance. The individually-numbered, handcrafted motherboards are stunningly outfitted in cool black with gold plated key components, giving A85F2-A AMD FM2 Socket Motherboard a sophisticated and classy appearance that is unprecedented in the PC motherboard industry. Key features include: World 1st AMP Technology support to take the full advantage of their unique operating design, newest graphical uEFI BIOS: EZ BIOS, with stunning user-friendly interface and easy-to-use function radically takes full advantage of the performance, high-end gaming, multi-tasking and Windows 8 support, ATI CrossFireXTM graphics support with next generation PCI Express 2.0 to achieve the ultimate in 3D gaming performance, separate 4 display output design allowing users to fully satisfy their visual quality and growing demand. Huge high speed storage capacity ECS A85F2-A AMD FM2 Socket Motherboard is one of the most powerful and reliable AMD FM2 Socket motherboards for gaming solution. In the ATX format, this ECS motherboard features 2 PCIe...



 
 
 
 
 

ECS GeForce GT 640

We've seen several Kepler-based graphics cards from Nvidia, and have noted their ability to provide great performance at competitive prices. And today is a bit of a continuation of that trend, as we're looking at the GeForce GT 640, a lower-end card that comes with a retail price of around $100 and targeted to consumers on a very tight budget that don't need a powerhouse gaming card. While the ECS GT 640 does target modest goals, we love great value, so the question is can this card perform reasonably well enough to earn a recommendation from us? Let's see how it shapes up. Click through for more.



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



ECS Advances Motherboard Durability + Stability with Hyper Alloy Chokes

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is pleased to announce their newest advancement in motherboard durability and stability with the implementation of Hyper Alloy Choke. The next generation of ECS’ gold plated Alloy Choke technology, the Hyper Alloy Choke are ideal for overclocking because of their high energy efficiency and heat reduction. Under unstable currents or high stress workloads, standard chokes are more likely to burn out or result in a system shutdown. ECS’ Hyper Alloy Choke offer 1.5x more stability thanks to ECS’ advancements in choke technology and the high-quality raw materials that make up these chokes. Compared to standard chokes, ECS Hyper Alloy Choke are able to reduce heat 13% better, and they have a tolerating temperature range that is 50 degrees wider. The ECS Hyper Allow Choke also achieve much higher energy efficiency with 30% higher energy savings compared to the industry standard. With extremely wide stable operating temperatures and greater energy efficiency, ECS boards with Hyper Alloy Choke thrive in punishing overclocking and heavy power users’ scenarios. ECS’s gold plated Hyper Alloy Choke are resistant to corrosion and oxidation which leads to longer and more dependable life spans. These ECS chokes are also more energy efficient, reducing power consumption and EMI (Electromagnetic Interference). This provides a safer and more stable operating environment for users. The ECS Z77H2-A4 will be the first motherboard t...






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