Motherboards – ECS, Epox, FIC

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ECS

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ECS was showing off two Athlon 64 solutions, one from VIA and one from SiS. In our meeting, they expected the SiS solution to have a much harder time selling in the US.

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Epox

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Epox was on hand at Computex with some Athlon 64 solutions as well. Included here is there VIA K8T800 solution:

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And here we see their NVIDIA nForce3 150 motherboard:

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And finally, their demo system was running on their VIA Athlon 64 board:

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FIC

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FIC had two Athlon 64 solutions, both using the VIA chipsets. The first uses the K8T800 for a full ATX while the second uses the K8M800 chipset for micro ATX use.

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