• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

ECS Thin Mini-ITX motherboards - Small but Versatile

Dec 6, 2011
4,785 (2.17/day)
Still on the East Side
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system, notebook and mobile device manufacturer announces a variety of options of Thin Mini-ITX for users to meet their different demands with AIO (All-In-One) and motherboards.

To target different segments, ECS Thin Mini-ITX motherboards are not only compatible with AIO but also with small form factor PCs, offering a wide range of solutions including H61H2-TI, H61H2-G11 and CDC-TI. With the growth in popularity of AIO, acceptance of the Thin Mini-ITX platform proves to be leading standard of this new trend, allowing for future-proof upgradeability.

Show full news post
Mar 26, 2010
7,646 (2.71/day)
Jakarta, Indonesia
System Name micropage7
Processor Intel G4400
Motherboard MSI B150M Bazooka D3
Cooling Stock ( Lapped )
Memory 16 Gb Team Xtreem DDR3
Video Card(s) Nvidia GTX460
Storage Seagate 1 TB, 5oo Gb and SSD A-Data 128 Gb
Display(s) LG 19 inch LCD Wide Screen
Case HP dx6120 MT
Audio Device(s) Stock
Power Supply Be Quiet 600 Watt
Software Windows 7 64-bit
Benchmark Scores Classified
That CMOS battery hurt my eyes ... why they wont made it onboard or using some smaller battery ...
yeah mini itx leaves no space for battery anymore :(
Mar 23, 2012
9 (0.00/day)
I wish they'd use a displayport on the back of the motherboard. It's smaller than DVI after all.
Nov 11, 2004
1,961 (0.41/day)
System Name Overlord Mk MVI
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.85GHz
Motherboard Asus Prime X370-Pro
Cooling Corsair H110i
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200
Video Card(s) Galax GeForce GTX 1080 EXOC-SNPR
Storage 512GB Plextor M8PeG NVMe, 500GB Crucial MX200
Display(s) Asus PG27AQ
Case Corsair Carbide 400Q
Power Supply Corsair AX860i
Mouse Logitech G500s
Keyboard Roccat ISKU
Software Windows 10
Benchmark Scores https://valid.x86.fr/j1yypa
Mar 23, 2012
9 (0.00/day)
It's more for the 2560x1600 resolution that the Intel cpus support with the displayport. I've been building mini-itx systems for this resolution for years.

Usually Zotac supports 2560x1600 on their mini-itx boards but they don't have a low profile mini-itx yet and I'm looking forward to building one. I also like the AC adapter on the back of the board since I won't have to drill holes in my case to get a 150 watt+ external brick for power.


New Member
Apr 23, 2012
1 (0.00/day)
Warning for Linux User (For we are many)
While this board (ECS CDC-TI) gives us better Power Consumption, Mini-Pcie and thin factor but just like its cousin Intel DN2800MT board which is using GMA3650 graphic core (PowerVR SGX545 rebranded), this board DOES NOT support Linux(s) for hardware HD/3D graphic acceleration, only 2D is supported, merely because PowerVR forbid the open sourcing of their graphic core driver for linux world. There is also news from Intel that they will dump PowerVR graphics core and go for their own in house graphic core in future. So, GMA3650 sound like a chicken to me (waiting to be killed)

So, if you want to run Ubuntu's Unity 3D desktop, just forget it. If you want to play 3D Games or watching HD video with it, absolutely sluggish. Besides, it is also a sin of not telling the world that its 4GB Ram limitation is only with Windows perhaps Microsoft lacking 64-bit driver for it. Everyone know the Intel processor D2700 like N2800 used is indeed support 64bit, with Linux 64-Bit, we can install 2 pieces of 4GB Sodimm stick and get 8GB ram in total. (Unless the Board Manufacturer purposely set this limit in its BIOS for some secret future upgrade options $$$)

Furthermore, u can't even get a cheap Casing for it out there yet, the only one casing out there ie.LGX ML200 is more expensive than the board. Unlike the Intel DN2800MT, I hope this Board Box came at least with a DC PowerAdapter. For OS, It is a bit overkill that we need to install windows into it just to make it as HTPC for the purpose of Video, Song and Internet browsing which can be freely and easily done with any Linux(s) out there and some more you can save money buying antivirus software.

I am not sure how much this ECS board cost but as compared to its cousin Intel DN2800MT. In Summary, Total Cost of Ownership for building a WORKING HTPC (In this case have to use Windows) estimated as below :

***DN2800MT ~ USD 115
***ML200 Casing ~ USD 119
***Disk (1TB) + RAM(4GB) + PowerAdapter ~ USD 130
***Win7 Starter ~ USD 37.50
***Total Cost = USD 401.5 *** (This price tag has not yet included any shipping fees or tax/vat)
Last edited: