ECS annuncia la nuova scheda madre PF1
ECS annuncia oggi, con il seguente comunicato stampa ufficiale, la disponibilità della scheda PF1, basata sul nuovo chipset Intel 865PE che offre, quindi, supporto alla frequenza di 800MHz FSB. La scheda è dotata di quattro funzionalità particolari: Photon Power, Photon Guardian, Photon Genius e Photon Link; queste funzionalità permettono una migliore gestione dell'intero sistema dal punto di vista prestazionale e della sicurezza.
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard manufacturer and innovator, today announced the new Intel 865PE Chipset based PF1 motherboard supporting advanced 800 MHz FSB and dual channel DDR 400 architecture. Incorporating four innovative Photon feature suites, the PF1 motherboard delivers blazing speed, exclusive connectivity options and enhanced customized design for the most demanding enthusiasts.
ECS PF1 supports Intel's latest 3.2GHz Pentium 4 CPU, future Prescott processor, FSB 800 MHz, Hyper Threading technology and dual channel DDR 400 memory interface. These features enable PF1 to deliver server-grade power and to slash requirements of memory access time by up to 30 percent compared to a single channel DDR400 platform.
"We named these revolutionary features 'Photon Power' because this feature suite generates a sheer speed and superior performance," said Mike Chou, senior Vice President and General Manager of Product Marketing Division. "Incorporating with other ECS Photon feature suites, including Photon Link, Photon Guardian and Photon Genius, PF1 is the idea flagship motherboard for the most demanding enthusiasts."
ECS-patented Top-hat Flash BIOS recovery tool, one of the Photon Guardian features, provides an easiest way for any users to cure BIOS problems DIY. By simply installing the tool on a malfunctioning BIOS flash, systems can be rebooted to re-flash BIOS. Moreover, Top-hat Flash also enables users to switch different BIOS versions for various applications flexibly.
PCI Extreme, one of the Photon Genius elements, features a superior OS-con capacitor on board providing ultra outstanding signal quality. This special PCI slot in yellow color is designed for a home theater builder to plug in audio and video cards. Other custom- designed Photon Genius features include EZ Flash for saving or altering BIOS settings, a "streamlined" IDE cable that provides style as well as better air ventilation for cooler operations and EZ Match color coding to expedite connections.
Photon Link includes ECS's exclusive double-faced cable plus all the port options a user needs for today's - and tomorrow's - peripherals. The bundled double-faced cable comes with one 1394 and two USB ports that can be swapped with the front side 3.5-inch external bay. The exclusive design provides outstanding convenience with its front-side connectivity that eliminates the need to reach to the rear of the computer for additional peripheral connectivity.
ECS PF1 motherboard also features the My Picture utility for customizing the start-up splash screen from within Windows. Other utilities in the jumbo software pack include the PC-cillin anti-virus package, Elite Castle 3DNA desktop, WinDVD Creator Plus software as well as Show Shifter for viewing TV, video, CD, and digital pictures ."