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Old 31-03-2009
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ECS Launches X58B-A2 Black Series Motherboard

Delivering the most attractive platform for various market demand, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system and notebook manufacturer, today launches the X58B-A2 Black Series motherboard based on the most powerful Intel X58 Express chipset supporting the latest high-performance Intel Core i7 processors. Targeting at overclocking beginners, ECS X58B-A2 stands for the most affordable high-end product without any compromise of great features. It tops every user's wish list with the latest blazing architecture of Intel QuickPath Interconnect up to 6.4GT/s, triple channel DDR3 1600MHz memory for the fastest data throughput, the support of ATI CrossFireX Technology for unbelievable graphics performance, and ECS exclusive M.I.B. II overclocking utility that helps beginners to cross the technical barrier.

Next Generation Technology Brings Amazing Performance
A fusion of performance and energy efficiency, ECS X58B-A2 supports the latest Intel processors as well as the new VRD 11.1 power specification for providing unprecedented computing capability with highly optimized energy efficiency which allows the processor to work even under one phase power only. To meet the requirement of memory-intensive applications, ECS X58B-A2 comes with triple channel memory architecture that supports DDR3 1600MHz memory up to the capacity of 24GB which allows for faster and more efficient accessibility by the memory controller integrated in Intel Core i7 processor. The X58B-A2 motherboard also features the next generation Intel QuickPath Interconnect, supplying an amazing bandwidth up to 25.6GB/s that facilitates faster CPU and north bridge controller interfacing. With these innovative technologies and advancement that boosts overall platform performance, ECS X58B-A2 offers an excellent solution that perfectly meets users' needs in every way.

Most Wanted Feature in Dreams Becomes Available
Designed for the most torturous gaming and graphics applications, ECS X58B-A2 features the support for ATI CrossFireX Technology with dual x16 PCI Express Gen2 slots to enhance the graphics performance and to provide the best gaming experience. Furthermore, ECS X58B-A2 incorporates 8-channel high definition audio output which delivers realistic audio experience that gamers are always asking for.

Great Motherboard Starts from Well-Considered Details
Meeting the sophisticated demands from the market, ECS X58B-A2 comes with rich features such as ECS Ultra I/O Rear panel for connecting peripherals conveniently, ECS exclusive M.I.B. II overclocking utility for tweaking the system performance easily, and the all-solid-capacitor design for better durability. The innovation of ECS "3E design", Easy button, Easy Clear, and Easy debug, is especially a great plus that brings users remarkable convenience while overclocking or tweaking system performance. With all details well considered, ECS X58B-A2 is meant to be the excellent choice for overclocking beginners in the market.

Such a well-designed motherboard has now become available. For more information on the exciting new X58B-A2 Black Series motherboard, contact your local ECS sales agent today.
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Re: ECS Launches X58B-A2 Black Series Motherboard

The Black Series X58B-A2 "Nehalem" Motherboard with LGA1366 socket support for Intel's all-new "Core-i7" processors, which has a QPI bus speed of 6.4GT/sec; as well as 6x Tri-channel DDR3 DIMM slots which support up to 24GB of DDR3 memory. The 2x16 PCI Express 2.0 slots is ready for ATI CrossFire technology. Its onboard 6x SATA II ports equipped with Intel Matrix Storage Technology and RAID 0, 1, 5, and 0+1 compatibility plus the 2x E-SATA connectors offer plenty of storage capabilities. The rear port has a unique clear-CMOS button for convenience as well as a single IEEE 1394 port and 6x USB ports. Use of Solid State Capacitors throughout the board adds both durability and longevity. Complete with GigaLAN and Realtek 8CH HD Audio, the X58B-A2 brings OC tweaking through M.I.B Overclocking utility essential for enthusiasts. Definitely your choice of performance motherboard for Intels' Core-i7 CPU
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Re: ECS Launches X58B-A2 Black Series Motherboard

Hello , Checkout the Cool specifications of this Motherboard

CPU
  • LGA1366 socket for latest Intel new Core i7 high-end desktop processors
  • QPI 4.80GT/s to 6.40GT/s
  • 6 Phase Power Design with VRD 11.1 Compliant


CHIPSET
  • Intel X58 & ICH10R
  • North Bridge: Intel X58
  • South Bridge: Intel ICH10R

MEMORY
  • Triple-channel DDR3 memory architecture
  • 6 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socket support up to 24GB
  • Support DDR3 OC1600/1333/1066/800 DDR3 SDRAM


EXPANSION SLOT
  • 1 x PCI Express x4 slot
  • 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
  • 1 x PCI slot


STORAGE
  • Support by Intel ICH10R
  • 6 x Serial ATAII devices
  • supports RAID0, 1, 5, 0+1
  • Support by JMicron JMB362
  • 2 x eSATAII 3.0Gb/s devices


AUDIO
  • Realtek ALC 888S-VC supports 8-channel HD audio


IEEE 1394a
  • Support by VIA VT6308P


REAR PANEL I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard & PS/2 mouse connectors
  • 6 x USB ports
  • 2 x e-SATA ports
  • 1 x 1394a port
  • 2 x RJ45 LAN connectors
  • 1 x Audio port (1Line in, 4x Line out, 1 Optical SPDIF Out)
  • 1 x Clear_CMOS button


INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERS
  • 1 x 24-pin ATX Power Supply Connector & 8-pin 12V Connector
  • 6 x Serial ATA connectors
  • 3 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 6 USB ports
  • 1 x Clear CMOS header
  • 1 x Front panel header
  • 1 x Front panel audio header
  • CD in header
  • 1 x 7S-LED Display
  • 1 x Buzzer
  • 4 x FAN Connectors (CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN/NB_FAN/PWR_FAN)
  • 1 x SPDIF out header
  • 1 x 4-pin power connector for VGA card
  • 1 x PWR button/ 1 x RST button
  • 1 x COM header
  • 1 x 1394a header
  • 1X Power on LED (Green light)
  • 1X Stand by LED (Red Light)


SYSTEM BIOS
  • AMI BIOS with 16Mb SPI ROM
  • Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
  • Supports ACPI revision 1.0 specification
  • ECS M.I.B Support Over-Clocking:
  • CPU Voltage : Adjustable CPU voltage from 0.5V to1.6V
  • NB (IOH )Voltage: Adjustable NB (IOH) voltage from 0.011V to 0.693V
  • CPU VTT Voltage: Adjustable CPU VTT voltage from 0.013V to 0.481V
  • SB(ICH10R) Voltage: Adjustable SB (ICH10R) voltage from 0.05V to 0.15V
  • VDIMM : DRAM voltage control from 0.015V to 0.945V
  • Support PCI-E over-clocking function
  • Support CPU over-clocking function: Adjustable CPU Clock Multiplier


FORM FACTOR
  • ATX Size 305mm*244mm
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Re: ECS Launches X58B-A2 Black Series Motherboard

This motherboard also comes with a myriad of overclocking options, as you can see below X58B-A2 Black motherboard is available now, but i think ECS didn’t disclose its price.

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SYSTEM BIOS
  • AMI BIOS with 16Mb SPI ROM
  • Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
  • Supports ACPI revision 1.0 specification
  • ECS M.I.B Support Over-Clocking:
  • CPU Voltage : Adjustable CPU voltage from 0.5V to1.6V
  • NB (IOH )Voltage: Adjustable NB (IOH) voltage from 0.011V to 0.693V
  • CPU VTT Voltage: Adjustable CPU VTT voltage from 0.013V to 0.481V
  • SB(ICH10R) Voltage: Adjustable SB (ICH10R) voltage from 0.05V to 0.15V
  • VDIMM : DRAM voltage control from 0.015V to 0.945V
  • Support PCI-E over-clocking function
  • Support CPU over-clocking function: Adjustable CPU Clock Multiplier

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