Rumor: ECS stop consumer motherboards under its own name – update




ECS under his own name will gradually move out of the market for consumer motherboards. The manufacturer would suffer from increased competition from Asus and Gigabyte with declining demand for motherboards.

ECS Elitegroup Computer Systems ie, motherboards would no longer want to market under their own name, and this would be a prelude to a departure from the global market for DIY motherboards. The rumor comes from DigiTimes, which of motherboards on good sources within the Taiwanese tech-industry features. ECS would like to make still motherboards for OEMs and ODMs, if there is demand.

The company would like to focus on the production of mini-PCs under its own name and laptops and tablets for third parties. In addition to falling demand for motherboards worldwide, the move would come by aggressive pricing of competitors Asus and Gigabyte. Also ASRock, Biostar and MSI would have affected.

ECS was founded in 1987 and mainly makes hardware for other manufacturers such as Acer. Moreover, ECS PriceWatch no longer present with motherboards, but with his Liva -mini PCs, what the message of Digitimes seems to support.

Update, Thursday 08.00: ECS in a statement, including in the hands of AnandTech, declares that the message is not true. “ECS would never pass up a chance to DIY motherboards under its own brand to work”, which is the unclear message to the company’s partners.


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