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ECS Details its Upcoming Socket FM1 Motherboards, Pics at Computex

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) introduces the latest AMD based motherboard series – ECS Black Deluxe A75F-A, and ECS mainstream series A75F-M and A75F-M2 motherboards. ECS A75 series motherboards powered by AMD Hudson D3 chipset support the latest AMD A series APU.

    As one of the ECS Black Deluxe series, ECS A75F-A has passed 50°C burn test, presenting high quality and unbelievable durability. ECS Black Deluxe A75F-A also equips with complete expansion slots from PCI Express 2nd generation x16, x4 to PCI 1st generation for users to enlarge the power of yours computers with every possibility. To match the amazing graphics power of APU, ECS A75F-A has full video output options: HDMI/DVI/D-Sub with optical audio output for you to enjoy the ultimate entertainment moment.

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    The High Speed Transportation Era
    ECS Black Deluxe A75F-A, A75F-M and A75F-M2 all support the latest AMD A series APU with AMD Hudson D3 chipset and AMD FM-1 socket. With native USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0Gb/s powered by AMD Hudson D3 chipset, ECS A75 series represents the official arrival of new age of high transportation speed, and that USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0Gb/s have also officially become the basic equipment for every computer.

    The Latest AMD Fusion A Series APU Platform
    Supporting the latest AMD FusionTM A series APU means that ECS A75 series has great graphics ability to support DirectX 11, UVD 3 and all provide at least two outputs of HDMI and D-Sub(VGA). ECS A75 series motherboards all supply ECS unique applications: EZ Charger/eDLU/eBLU/MIB III for users to experience the convenient using environment. Last but not least, all A75 series motherboards have anti-static (ESD) protect, ensure the durability of your computer to keep your motherboard safe from electrostatic damage.
     
  2. micropage7

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    wow ECS show the next socket
    its from ECS not from A***or G*******
     
  3. FreedomEclipse

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    ECS could do with the PR.
     
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    [​IMG]

    its not like picks arent already in the wild, looks kind of like 754
    this is why i get so ansy when people say fusion will work in am3+
     
  5. FreedomEclipse

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    Anyone got an old skt 754 rig still around to test it on? :laugh:
     
  6. wiak

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    Fusion = new socket due to ondie graphics display output, much like sandy bridge
    Bulldozer = just need a upgraded current socket with better HyperTransport and Power Management

    Bulldozer aka FX series wil use AM3+
    Fusion aka A series will use new FM1 socket

    its like going back to 2003 when amd released athlon 64 and x64 techology
    they then they had socket 754 as budget and socket 939 for gaming
    now its Socket FM1 for budget/mainstream and AM3+ for gaming
     
  7. TheLostSwede

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    Do monkeys still code ECS BIOSes?
     
  10. TheLostSwede

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    Not that I know of, they're using UEFI these days, although it's AMI's Aptio which looks and works just like a BIOS
     
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    board looks good but would anyone really want 2 x16 lanes if they have fusion
     
  12. Thefumigator

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    Oh for christ sake, 5xSATA 3.0 connectors and 1xeSATA3.0
    And the miniATX has all 6 internal SATA ports. Why?
    Same story with my actual motherboard, I had to buy a darn "eSata to sata" cable, plug it in the back and pass it through an empty PCI slot to the inside of my system.

    I am the only one with all 6 SATA connectors in use?

    Also, having USB 3.0, does eSata makes any sense?

    Is it so hard to make an option in the bios like, lets say, "6th SATA port" Internal/External? (and have all the 6 SATA connectors inside + the eSATA)
     
  13. Wile E

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    Why even a BIOS option? Why not just a simple switch?
     
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    MY nas runs 8+4+4+4 sata's.... it's one of the things I always look at, sata ports.
    I don't care about esata either, waste really!
     
  15. TheLostSwede

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    No, I use 7 SATA connectors... :p
    Which means I have to be quite selective picking a suitable board and it's a real pain.
     
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    I only have 6 in my server, and they are all taken (and that's not even enough. I need to grab a controller card). I wouldn't buy a board that sacrifices one for eSATA either
     
  17. Thefumigator

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    They really have to come up with dual southbridges or something like SB850 with 6 sata ports and an SB855 with 10 SATA to say the least.
     

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