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ECS introduces motherboard to support AMD Phenom processors
Press release, November 21; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 21 November 2007]

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has launched a new mainstream motherboard for AMD platforms. Powered by AMD's 770 northbridge and SB600 southbridge controller, the A770M-A motherboard is designed for users who demand the latest technology, including support for AMD Phenom processors and HyperTransport 3.0 technology, said ECS.

In addition to AMD's latest Phenom processors, the A770M-A also provides full-scale support for Athlon and Sempron family processors, PCI Express 2.0, dual-channel DDR2 800 memory up to 32GB, four SATA 3Gb/s ports, Gigabit LAN and 8-channel high-definition audio output, while featuring ECS's Ultra I/O Rear Panel equipped with six USB 2.0 ports and one eSATA port.

ECS A770M-A motherboard specifications

Item

Detail

CPU support

AMD Phenom, Athlon 64 FX, 64 X2, 64 and Sempron processors with HyperTransport 3.0 support

Chipset

Northbridge: AMD 770

Southbridge: AMD SB600

Memory support

Dual-channel DDR2 800/667/533/400 memory up to 32GB (currently only up to 8GB)

VGA support

One PCI Express x16 slot

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, November 2007

ECS A770M-A motherboard

ECS A770M-A motherboard
Photo: Company

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