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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 August 2014 [481 news items]

Motherboard price competition expands to Europe

Aug 27, 22:33

The fierce price competition between Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology has recently expanded to Europe as demand in China is falling short of expectations and is putting strong...

China market: 2-tier motherboard vendors hiking prices

Aug 22, 10:26

Second-tier motherboard makers have been forced to hike their prices in the China market as the ongoing probe into possible tax evasions by the China government has pushed up operation...

China market: Second-tier DIY motherboard vendors face crackdown on tax evasion

Aug 13, 14:25

China-, Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based second-tier DIY motherboard vendors in the China market have been forced to hike retail prices to cover tax payments as the China government steps...

China branded motherboard shipments may drop 10% on year in 2014

Aug 11, 22:31

With demand from China's tier-1 to -3 cities already reaching saturation and motherboard players still needing more time and investment to further penetrate into tier-4 through tier-6...

AMD to release A68 chipsets in September, sources say

Aug 11, 15:45

AMD is planning to release a new chipset, the A68, in September, looking to accelerate its CPU inventory digestion. However, motherboard players who still have inventories of AMD's...

Non-top-2 players turning less aggressive about China motherboard market

Aug 6, 21:52

With Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technologies continuing to expand their presences in China's tier-4 to -6 cities as well as online channels, some China-based motherboard players...

China market: Colorful Technology poses competitive threat to MSI, ASRock

Jul 30, 14:14

China-based Colorful Technology and Development, the largest graphics card vendor in the China market, will launch own-brand gaming motherboards in the second half, and is expected...

Colorful to release gaming motherboards

Motherboard players see profits decline in 2Q14

Jul 17, 12:07

Most Taiwan-based motherboard players saw their second-quarter 2014 profits drift downwards due to price-cutting competition led by Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology, according...

Asustek June revenues down sequentially

Jul 8, 11:51

Asustek Computer on July 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.91 billion (US$1.13 billion) for June, decreasing on month by 7.97% but increasing on year by 0.37%, while its sales...

Asustek, Gigabyte may each ship over 6 million motherboards in 3Q14

Jun 27, 12:13

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology are expected to each ship 5.1-5.2 million own-brand motherboards in the second quarter of 2014 and likely to ship more than six million units...

Motherboard shipments to enjoy growth in 3Q14

Asustek, Gigabyte motherboard shipments differ by only 100,000 units in 1H14

Jun 16, 21:35

Asustek Computer's competition with Gigabyte Technology over the motherboard business is growing fiercer as the two firms' shipment gap will only be 100,000 units, according to sources...

Motherboard shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2014

Jun 15, 17:02

Taiwan's motherboard industry remains dominated by four main players – Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and Elitegroup Computer Systems...

Gigabyte sees over 50% growth in 2013 profits

Jun 12, 13:55

Gigabyte Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$51.12 billion (US$1.7 billion) for 2013 with net profits reaching NT$2.36 billion, up 52.1% on year and EPS at NT$3.76...

Gigabyte sees improving sales performance

ASRock competing with MSI to remain 3rd-largest motherboard vendor

Jun 10, 20:52

ASRock has been in hot competition with Micro-Star International (MSI) to maintain its ranking as the third-largest, according to retail channels in Taiwan and China.

MSI looking to ship 7 million motherboards in 2014

Jun 6, 14:01

Micro-Star International (MSI) is looking to ship seven million brand motherboards in 2014, up from six million in 2013, as demand for the company's gaming motherboards has started...

Charles Jiang, MSI executive vice president of motherboard and graphics card business

Computex 2014: Colorful aims for non-China markets

Jun 4, 15:56

China-based graphics card vendor Colorful announced during Computex plans to expand its iGame brand product lines beyond motherboards and chassis and will cooperate with its OEM partner...

Motherboard makers see no need to wait to start a price war

Jun 4, 12:02

Only a few weeks after the official release of Intel's 9 series chipsets, Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, ASRock and Micro-Star International (MSI) have already started reducing...

Bringing the focus back to the desktop: Q&A with the Gigabyte motherboard team

Jun 3, 14:16

Gigabyte Technology is unique in many ways, it is the only PC player for which own-brand motherboards remains the primary business, it is the only motherboard maker that still maintains...

James Lo, Division Director of Gigabyte Motherboard Business Unit Technical Marketing Department

Motherboard vendors strenghthening personnel for China competition

May 21, 15:27

Motherboard players such as Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and ASRock have been intensely competing in cities of all levels around China and are aggressively recruiting talent...

Haswell Refresh already available in retail channels ahead of Intel announcement at Computex 2014

May 19, 16:54

Intel's Haswell Refresh processors and 9-series chipset-based motherboards are already available in retail channels worldwide despite Intel still having not yet made an official announcement,...

Technology may no longer become focus of motherboard competition

May 14, 21:50

Competition in the motherboard industry is expected to gradually turn to focus on each player's brand power and channel relationships as newly developed technologies are becoming...

Asustek sees profit drop in 1Q14; ships 4.9 million notebooks

May 7, 21:39

Asustek Computer has announced net profits of NT$4.36 billion (US$144.69 million) for the first quarter, down 23% on quarter and 28% on year with EPS reaching NT$5.87. Asustek shipped...

Asustek, Gigabyte gear up for entry-level, mid-range gaming motherboards

Apr 29, 10:55

The two largest Taiwan-based DIY motherboard vendors Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology, in order to maintain their global market shares, will launch entry-level and mid-range...

Motherboard players pushing non-motherboard businesses for profit growth

Apr 16, 14:11

Despite expectations of a strong second quarter thanks to the launch of Intel's Haswell Refresh platform, motherboard players such as Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star...

Intel to launch Haswell Refresh CPUs and 9-series chipsets in early May

Apr 9, 21:32

Intel is set to launch its new Haswell Refresh processors and 9-series chipsets for desktops in early May, postponing the CPU giant's original schedule from April, according to sources...

Nvidia unveils new mobile supercomputer for embedded systems

Mar 27, 11:46

Nvidia has opened the door to the development of a new generation of applications that employ computer vision, image processing and real-time data processing - with the launch of...

AMD announces new AM1 platform

Mar 5, 15:24

AMD has announced the introduction of its AM1 platform featuring the AMD quad-core and dual-core Kabini APU into the component channel for system builders. Combined with motherboards...

ASRock to showcase server and workstation products at CeBIT 2014

Mar 3, 21:33

ASRock is set to exhibit its latest server and workstation products at the CeBIT 2014 hosted from March 10-14 in Hannover, Germany, hoping to attract clients worldwide especially...

China crucial to global DIY market, say Taiwan motherboard makers

Feb 17, 16:01

The China market occupied about 40% of global DIY motherboard shipments in 2013 and 60% of shipments to China were for sale in smaller cities or towns, according to Taiwan-based motherboard...

Gigabyte expected to ship over five million motherboards in 1Q14

Feb 10, 20:59

Gigabyte Technology is expected to ship over five million motherboards in the first quarter of 2014, having a chance to surpass Asustek Computer, which is expected to ship about five...

AMD to launch FS1B processors in February, say motherboard makers

Jan 22, 11:58

AMD will launch FS1B series processors consisting of the quad-core A6-5350 (2.05GHz), A4-5150 (1.05GHz), E2-3850 (1.3GHz) and dual-core E1-2650 for sale at US$30-60 in February, according...

Intel prepares Haswell Refresh processors for 2Q14

Jan 13, 21:30

Intel's next-generation Haswell Refresh processors are expected to become available in the retail channel in May, and the CPU giant will also start shipping its Z97 and H97 chipsets...

Gigabyte ships 20 million motherboards, 3.5 million graphics cards in 2013

Jan 13, 10:07

Gigabyte Technology shipped 20 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, of which most were entry-level and mid-range models and 40% were to the China market, as well as 3.5 million...

MSI narrows motherboard shipment gap with ASRock

Jan 2, 11:53

Micro-Star International (MSI) is expected to have shipped 6.5-7 million brand motherboards in 2013, approaching the volume shipped by the third-largest vendor ASRock. MSI is set...

Sapphire pushing into motherboard industry

Dec 25, 22:17

Hong Kong-based motherboard vendor Sapphire has recently started pushing its motherboard shipments in China, aiming to acquire market share from second-tier vendors such as ASRock...

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