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ECS Proudly Announces Z77 Golden Board OC Contest, Official Partnership with HWBOT

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Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's top 3 motherboard maker, has already announced its Z77 Golden Board OC Contest on HWBOT. Meanwhile, ECS is proud to announce its official partnership with HWBOT. “We would like to express our gratitude to ECS Elitegroup for the help in making HWBOT financially viable and enabling us to continue promoting overclocking and supporting its communities. With ECS Elitegroup's support, we have found extra motivation to make the site as pleasant as possible for the overclocking community! Thank you ECS Elitegroup!” quoted from HWBOT homepage.

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the world's top 3 board maker? is that true or just pr /marketing gimmick? but it's interesting that they have already given 5yrs warranty on their products
 
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Let's see, Asus, Gigabyte, ASRock, MSI, then maybe ECS...
That said, they do make a lot of OEM/ODM manufacturing as well, so if it's just in terms of pure output...
But as far as retail brand goes, not so much number three...
 
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Who is ECS?!? Never heard of them...
 
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the world's top 3 board maker? is that true or just pr /marketing gimmick? but it's interesting that they have already given 5yrs warranty on their products
They're like foxconn and function as an OEM to an awful lot of people.
 
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Who is ECS?!? Never heard of them...
lol, where do you live?

@phanterx : yeah, but their products recently especially on those golden board look promising with fully potential for overclocking, i wish the price on retail market wont fly high and compete with other well known board makers such as asus, asrock, gigabyte, etc

i'm just realized those damn boards are limited edition
 
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I can believe the factor that they are in that range do to like Panther says.. They've been doing OEM's for ages. It hasn't been till 1156 did they even think that they could produce a board good enough to main-stream.. Now, they have the boards that hold their own with the main people..
 
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Saying "who is ECS?" is like saying "who is ASUS?" okay maybe not, but at least they're getting publicity out if this, so too their entrants. Plus their golden boards do look pretty badass..
 
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ECS makes ASUS's GPUs, and possibly now will make all their boards instead of pegatron.

THey are a huge board maker, they might actually be the worlds third largest motherboard makers including OEMs/ODMs. I mean you have to realize that out of all the motherboard companies you see, GIGABYTE makes their own boards and brands under the GIGABYTE name, ASRock and ASUS have Pegatron make their boards(ASUS and pegatron used to be one company, and ASRock is now part of Pegatron, ASUS just sold its ~25% share of Pegatron very recently), MSI I believe uses foxconn, Foxconn uses Foxconn, ECS uses ECS, and ECS prob makes boards for some other vendors(Intel and EVGA possibly). So out of the board makers who actually make their boards and sell under their own name, in the list above there are 3. lol Which is kind of funny considering they all consider themselves motherboard manufacturers, but designing and marketing and selling the board is possibly over 50% of the manufacturing process so i guess they are manufacturers.
 
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lol, where do you live?
I'm not a geek so I don't know all the electronics companies in this world. Btw, they have 15K employees compared to 120K ASUS have for example. So forgive me if I didn't heard about them until now. Btw, I have yet to see a decent mobo review from they on any websites out there....