It’s true! ECS Elitegroup is still alive and kicking and they too will be coming out with some new motherboards based on the AMD 890GX chipset. The new chipsets gives the unified platforms some extra firepower including better integrated graphics that may actually be able to play your games and both USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0 Gbps support. The two upper end models support 140W CPUs which means that that the new AMD 6 Core CPUs should be fully compatible with their top end pair of boards.

Full press release complete with Chinese’isms is posted for your amusement along with pictures of the new boards.

Taipei, Taiwan, March 1st, 2010 – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) launches the latest AMD® 890GX chipsets based motherboard family supporting AMD next generation 6-Core CPU with the best visual experience for users.

Foremost Designs, from A to A+

ECS A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A are powered by ATI Radeon™ HD 4290 IGP with “ECS 4most™ Display Design” providing HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI and D-Sub connectors on the rear panel providing great convenience to meet both home entertainment and gaming requirement.  For home entertainment, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A motherboards bring Full HD 1080P video experience.

For gamers, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A support Microsoft® DirectX®10.1 with stunning 3D effects.  The on-board SidePort DDR3 1333 memory is a great plus on graphics for gamers.  It enhances the gaming experience by ATI Hybrid Graphics technology with no doubt.  In addition, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A assist with ATICrossFireX™ technology giving hardcore gamers magnified gaming performance.

User-friendly Technologies

A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A comes with user friendly technologies:

  • ECS eBLU: ECS easy BIOS Live Update Utility which benefits users with easy on-line link the latest BIOS for right model.
  • SATA 6.0Gbps: provides 2 times faster than previous data transfer rate.
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0: breakthrough the bottle neck of system performance up to 5Gbps data-transfer rate.
  • ECS Qooltech™ III: comes with twin-heat-pipe cooling solution, which provides a stable working environment when system is on.
  • ECS 15 ? Gold Contact: offers 3 times extra protection to secure the motherboard stabilities and durability
  • ECS Easy Button, Easy Clear and Easy Debug: designs offer an easy way to enjoy boosting system performance without pain.
  • All solid capacitors and lower RDS (on) MOSFET: improves up to 50% efficiency and lower temperatures by 16%.

About ECS

The Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been a pioneer in designing and manufacturing computer motherboards since 1987. Today, ECS also designs and manufactures desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices for global market. ECS also has ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and QC080000 certified manufacturing facilities in China. For more information, please visit ECS at

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