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ECS to quit own-brand DIY motherboard business, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 12:32

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced that it will no longer actively market own-brand DIY motherboards but will undertake ODM/OEM production if clients have demand, and...

Silicon providers main beneficiaries of enthusiast PC growth; opportunities exist for vendors to raise profits with innovative products, says HWinsights

Jun 23, 15:28

The rapid expansion in demand for premium PC hardware from the enthusiast and overclocking segments has given hardware vendors a much needed opportunity to bolster declining sales...

ECS sees increasing profits in 2014; turning passive about motherboard business

Jun 17, 22:48

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.9 billion (US$1.8 billion) for 2014, down 11.89% from a year ago, while net profits were NT$1.39 billion,...

ASRock announces poor 2014, but expects improvement in 2H15

Jun 10, 16:06

ASRock has announced its 2014 financial results, with consolidated revenues going down 14% on year to reach NT$8.91 billion (US$288.39 million). Its gross margin was 18.4%, down 3.1pp,...

Colorful to become 3rd-largest motherboard vendor in China in 2015

Jun 8, 16:14

China-based motherboard vendor Colorful is expected to ship 3-3.5 million motherboards in China in 2015 and become the third largest vendor in the country, surpassing Micro-Star International...

Motherboard players fire up for mini PC market

Jun 3, 11:54

With demand for PCs staying low, Intel has been aggressively pushing mini PC products, hoping to stop desktop sales from declining. Gigabyte Technology and Elitegroup Computer Systems...

Computex 2015: ASRock to showcase latest gaming products; AMD focuses on new processors

Jun 2, 16:00

ASRock is showcasing its latest products at Computex 2015 and will unveil its 100-series chipset-based motherboard the Z170 Extreme7, built with alloy materials and supporting DDR4...

Taiwan motherboard makers less active in Computex 2015 due to delayed Skylake

Jun 1, 19:51

With Intel deferring the unveiling of its Skylake platform and 100 series chipsets until August 2015, Taiwan-based motherboard players are expected to only showcase their 100 series...

High-quality, long-lasting: Q&A with Gigabyte motherboard team

Jun 1, 19:41

As one of the top vendors in the desktop motherboard industry, Gigabyte Technology has grown its business to reach shipments of around 20 million motherboards per year, most of which...

Tony Liao, Senior Associate VP at Gigabyte

Demand for overclocking surges in the face of declining desktop market, says HWinsights

May 28, 14:07

Demand for enthusiast class PC hardware which offers high-performance, reliability, and above all gives the end-user the ability to tweak, fine-tune and tinker, has seen a rapid increase...

Second-tier motherboard makers to see drops in 2015 shipments

May 27, 16:06

Among Taiwan-based motherboard players, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have been in a price competition to maintain shipments and market shares, and consequently second-tier...

Asustek pushing 2 smartwatches designed by notebook and motherboard teams

May 21, 14:27

Asustek Computer is planning to push two smartwatch series, the ZenWatch and the VivoWatch. Internally the notebook team will handle ZenWatch R&D and the motherboard team is in...

Commentary: ECS announces controversial high dividend plans

Apr 8, 15:28

Motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) caught the headlines recently due plans to distribute a cash dividend much higher than what it earned in 2014.

Motherboard players unlikely to achieve shipment targets for 2015

Mar 31, 15:14

Since demand for motherboards from Europe and China is still weak, motherboard players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Biostar are expected...

ASRock to supply server motherboards to Alibaba

Mar 16, 15:50

ASRock, a brand motherboard subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, reportedly will supply server motherboards to China-based Alibaba with related orders expected to start contributing...

ASRock to supply server motherboard to Alibaba

ASRock ships 6.2 million motherboards in 2014; expects to return to 7 million units in 2015

Feb 4, 22:09

ASRock shipped 6.2 million motherboards in 2014, far below its expectation at the beginning of the year and down from 7.6 million units in 2013 as the vendor decided to not join the...

Asustek facing challenges in 2015

Jan 29, 15:20

Although Asustek was able to achieve revenue growth in 2014, the company's mobile devices and motherboard businesses are still surrounded by tough competitors. However, the Taiwan-based...

Second-tier motherboard players planning new strategies for 2015

Jan 21, 22:07

Facing fierce competition from the top-two players, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology, small motherboard players such as ASRock, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Micro-Star...

ECS sees Classmate PCs and Liva X mini PCs boost profits

Jan 20, 13:49

Despite seeing motherboard shipments and profits continuing to decline, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is enjoying stable profits from its Classmate PC and Liva X mini PC product...

Second-generation Liva X mini PC from ECS

ECS denies reported withdraw from own-brand DIY motherboard business

Jan 12, 23:13

Taiwan-based Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), in response to a report that it will quit production and marketing of its own-brand DIY motherboards and focus on motherboard ODM production...

CES 2015: Gigabyte showcasing X99-SOC Champion motherboard

Jan 7, 15:47

Gigabyte Technology is exhibiting its latest innovations at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, the US during January 6-9, with a focus on X99-SOC Champion, a high-end motherboard equipped with...

Gigabyte X99-SOC Champion motherboard

Motherboard vendors see opportunity in China tier-4 to -6 cities

Dec 24, 23:03

Motherboard brand vendors are seeing demand from China's tier-4 to -6 cities growing rapidly and are turning to place their resources into these markets for 2015, according to sources...

Gigabyte sees growth in November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 22:12

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.82 billion (US$154.54 million) for November 2014, representing a 6.03% increase on month and 5.81% increase on year.

Asustek, Gigabyte to account for 80% of China motherboard market in 2015

Dec 9, 11:53

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology are seeing their combined share in China's motherboard market surpassing 75% in 2014 and the percentage is expected to rise further to 80%...

Asustek, Gigabyte to account for 80% of China motherboard market in 2015

Most motherboard players to focus on gross margins in 2015

Nov 27, 15:22

Asustek Computer has been aggressively cutting motherboard prices to defend its leading position in the market recently and is likely to use the same strategy for 2015. In response...

Motherboard shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2014

Nov 20, 17:18

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

Asustek expected to beat Gigabyte in 2014 motherboard shipments, but lose on profitability

Nov 14, 15:19

Asustek Computer's motherboard shipments returned to six million units in the third quarter thanks to its aggressive price-cutting strategy, which helped the vendor slightly widen...

Elitegroup Computer Systems nets NT$1.67 per share for January-September

Oct 29, 15:58

Motherboard, desktop, notebook and tablet maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) on October 28 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, with consolidated revenues...

Motherboard players and Intel to face challenges over CPU product line management in 2Q15

Oct 22, 15:25

Intel will have a total of four CPU product lines for the desktop market in the second quarter of 2015: the new 14nm Broadwell series and Skylake-S series which are both set to launch...

Asustek beefs up own-brand motherboard marketing

Oct 17, 15:10

Competition in the global own-brand motherboard market between Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology is heating up and Asustek has lowered prices and strengthened marketing efforts,...

MSI says no plans to cut motherboard manpower

Oct 15, 15:01

Amid rumors that Micro-Star International (MSI) will reportedly downsize personnel in its motherboard business group, the maker has affirmed that there will be no staff cuts and there...

iPhone 6 Plus to account for 60% of total iPhone 6 device shipments, say sources

Oct 3, 14:44

Sales of iPhone 6 Plus will be higher than expected, to account for 60% of total shipments of iPhone 6 devices, judging from recent shipments of analog ICs to the two iPhone 6 device...

Gigabyte Technology may still see losses from non-motherboard businesses in 2014

Sep 25, 10:30

Despite having strong performance in the motherboard business, Gigabyte Technology's notebook and handset businesses are still having trouble picking up and may still suffer losses...

Asustek, Gigabyte unlikely to achieve motherboard shipment goals for 3Q14

Sep 22, 13:57

Neither Asustek Computer nor Gigabyte Technology is likely to be able to achieve their 5.8 million motherboard shipment targets for the third quarter, as demand in China remains weak...

Asustek plans to accuse motherboard competitors of patent infringement

Sep 17, 15:14

Asustek Computer has launched X99 chipset motherboards featuring its in-house-developed OC Socket, a patented technology which hikes motherboard performance by 35%, but has found...

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