4ECS Fact Sheet Founded in May 1987 in Taipei, Taiwan Became the first motherboard maker to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in September 1994Chairman: W. Y. LinPresident: Thomas NiEmployees: 20,000+ worldwideHQ Location: Taipei, TaiwanMajor products:PC/Server Motherboards; VGA CardsNotebook/Tablet PCs; Personal Multimedia PlayerDesktop PCs/Bare boneECS worldwide employee:Breakdown by BUBU1: 11000BU2: 4500BU3: 1600BU4: 2900Breakdown by locationHQ: 1500ECSM: 7620Golden Elite: 6500ZIP: 3800EMX: 250ECZ: 100USA branch: 120EU branch: 30Korea: 20Japan: 10Beijing: 50
5ECS Organization Resource & Service Finance MIS Chairman W.Y. Lin Auditing CommitteePresident Thomas NiPresident officeBU1: Mainboard, Add-on card and System Product B.U.Kevin YangBU2: Notebook Product B.U.Robert TsayBU3: Intelligent Communication Product B.U.Rex ChangBU4: PCB & Manufacturing B.U.KJ LiuQuality Assurance DivisionGeneral AdministrationMP TsaiBU2: Notebook Manufacturing B.U.Jerry KuoLegal RoomMichael ChenResource& ServiceFinanceMIS
6Milestones Headquarters new building completion 2008 Established Intelligent Communication Product Business Unit for advanced communication product development.2007Headquarters moved to ECS owned new buildingExtended new notebook manufacturing site in China (Suzhou)2006Acquired Tatung Desktop PC BU & Uniwill computer Corp.Added new manufacturing sites in China (Shenzhen and Suzhou), Mexico, and Czech Republic to complete ECS global manufacturing networks2005Established new offices in China, Korea and Russia.2003Added ECSM Plant II to production facility lineup to produce NB and DT systems.2002Achieved 2 Million units/month in MB sales.Ranked #8 in the BusinessWeek InfoTech 1002001Created the DeskNote PC, completely change the NB market segmentations.2000Achieved MB sales record of 1 Million units/month.1998Established ECSM in Shenzhen, China starting with a capacity of 0.6M MB1994Listed on Taiwan’s Stock Exchange. (Code 2331)1987Founded as a professional MB company in Taiwan.
7Mission & StrategyDeliver affordable personal computing solutions for global marketsTo be the best supplier of desktop and notebook PC building blocks to OEM/ ODM brand ownersDrive the new PC Era through innovation and integration of state-of-the-art technologies
8Professional IT Supplier Worldwide Top 3 Motherboard SupplierWorldwide Top 6 Notebook SupplierWorldwide Top 3 Desktop SupplierProfessional PCB SupplierTarget MB Shipment35 Million pcsTarget VGA Shipment2.5 Million pcsTarget NB Shipment4.5 Million unitsTarget Shipment3 Million unitsTarget Output2.1 Million Ft2MBVGADTNBPCB
14ECSM Profile Location: Shenzhen, China Total Acreage: 114,000m2 factory areaISO9002&14001 accreditationEmployee: 7620Key Facilities:73 SMT Lines32 Manual Insertion Lines32 Testing/Packing Lines2 Pilot Run LinesCapacity:2.5 million Main Board per month1.5 million Add-on Cards per month250K Notebook/System per monthMain Products:MotherboardsVGA cardsDesktop PCs and serversECSM Plants(Shenzhen, China)
15ESZ Profile Location: Suzhou, China Total Acreage: 154, m2 factory areaISO9002&14001 accreditationEmployee: 3800Facility:7 SMT lines4 DIP lines20 notebook assembly linesCapacity:500K notebook per monthMain Products:Notebook PCsESZ Plant(Suzhou, China)
16EMX Profile Location: Juarez, Maxico Total Acreage:30,555 m2 factory areaISO 9001 and certifiedEmployee: 250Capacity: 200K desktop PC/monthFacility: 5 assembly linesVAT: C-TPATIntegration Capability: BTO/CTOMain Products: Desktop PCsEMX Plant(Juarez, Mexico)Flexibility to NA & LA MarketsTimely market and direct shipment capability to whole American.No risk in the port: ECSMX has C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism )certification.Benefits of having C-TPAT Certification.On the macro level, the border security of the United States is enhanced. This is the major mission of Customs in today’s environment.On the operational level, if a pool of importers, carriers and other transportation entities can be considered to be very low risk, then Customs can use the saved resources elsewhere to enhance their ability to deter terrorism. This allows Customs to make the best use of their allotted funds to carry out their mission.ECS has Hub in El Paso that can be customer’s VMI Hub, transload warehouse, direct shipment and service parts center.Shorter outbound transition L/T and freight cost from El Paso to distribution Centers in US.
18Our Strengths ISO 9001, 14001 and QC080000 certified Advanced manufacturing technology (ATE, AOI, Cross-section exam, thermal shock test, etc.)Recognized by major OEM/ODM clientsCompleted vertical integration for PC productionDominated economy of scaleWell positioned production sites in China (Shenzhen & Suzhou) and MexicoCreative and experienced R&D teams for MB, NB, DT, IA and CE products400+ MB R&D engineers500+ NB R&D engineersAdvanced ERP, PLM, and CRM systems
19Innovated Product Design Creative and experienced design and R&D teams develop cutting-edge MB, NB, DT, IA and CE solutions
20Worldwide RMA & Logistic Support ECS BV*NetherlandsECS USA* FremontECS USA* MiamiECSM* ShenZhenECS CZHECS Taiwan*TaipeiECS MEXiLeading Global LogisticsAs manufacturing increases in scale, ECS constantly updates global logistics management to better support partners and customersRMA & Logistics support centerFactory / Logistics support/RMA center
21The Best ServiceOur manufacturer assures an optimum processing period for the repair of motherboards with a legal and unequivocal contract. This ensures that ECS processing service is superior to the competition.
22Complete Vertical Integration Supply chain integration and strategic relationships with key partners help ECS reach economical production scale
23Environmental Protection ECS’s Green Competitive Advantage includes engineering and product designs featuring non-toxic materials, eco-designs, and easier disassembly and recycling
25marketing resources on-line. http://partner.ecs.com.tw Possessing the Best Partner ServicesOur CRM system is a fully integrated website covering all ECS resources from every department, and offers product andmarketing resources on-line.
26Developing Convenient Communication Our website has more than twenty languages, and offersthe functions of searching engine and information.Please visit ECS at
30Awards from Worldwide Medias “Editor’s Choice Award”HKEPC (Hong Kong), January 28th, 2008“……when it’s compared to previous RS690 chipset based motherboards, being the first IGP which supports DirectX 10 and Shader Model 4.0, the great performance increase of the integrated graphics core, the powerful Unified Video Decoder for HD Video, the HDMI connector, and the support for HDCP, have made this board be the best choice for HTPC……”“Best Buy Award”ComputerDIY (Taiwan), March 1st, 2008“……obviously, the A780GM-A motherboard shows us ECS’s efforts in providing not only a product with great price/performance ration, but also a product with good quality and nice overclocking capability……”3030
31Awards from Worldwide Medias “OC Recommended Award”OC Heaven (Taiwan), April 8th, 2008“……besides the great support for HD video decoding, featuring Hybrid Graphics Technology is obviously an additional benefit for users. With the great price/performance ration, there is no concern for those certain users who might have a bit budget limitation. This is definitely the best offering for users who are looking for a board that is helpful to HD video decoding ……”“Best Value Award”OCWorkbench (Singapore), April 13th, 2008“……ECS has put up a good challenge to the other players with this ECS A780GM-A……For those who intend to build a HTPC, a full fledge board might be a bit big for a small box. On the other hand, the chipset gives you a cheaper alternative over the 790X as this full board has 3 PCI slots and 2 PCIe x1 slot for future expansion use.……”3131
32Awards from Worldwide Medias “Great Value Award”Guru3D (Netherland), April 3rd,“……The ECS "Black Series" A780GM-A mainboard is a good example of what the 780G chipset can do for you when properly implemented. It comes in an aesthetically pleasing way, easy to use BIOS and at a very fair price. I'm seriously considering building a Full HD HTPC out of the platform we showed you today……This week we'll receive a AMD revision B3 Phenom processor, I can't wait to see how well it will perform on that. So yeah, I'm impressed by this mainboard, and I don't say that very often, especially in this price range……”“Recommended Product Award”t-break (Middle East), April 2nd, 2008“……ECS A780GM-A motherboard impressed us with the on-board features. Hybrid support and overall a great layout is something that will please most users……”3232
33Awards from Worldwide Medias “Approved Award”Phoronix (USA), April 14th, 2008“While the AMD 790FX Chipset is the big brother to the 780G, the ECS A780GM-A v1.0 was able to stand its ground against the flagship Gigabyte MA790FX-DS5 in the tests we had conducted...The layout of this motherboard is fine by our standards and shouldn't pose any problem whether it's used for an HTPC/media setup or a mainstream gaming PC.”“Price Performance Award”Noticias3D (Spain), April 14th, 2008“……Pros: Efficient consumption of energy, Correct yield Contained price, Possibility of hybrid CrossFire, Good connectivity (HDMI, VGA…) ……”3333
34Awards from Worldwide Medias “Silver Award”HWM Magazine (Malaysia),April 1st, 2008“……If you’re getting this board just for HD home theater purpose, then it serves this purpose well enough……A HDMI enabled motherboard for a decent HD home theater experience……”3434
35Awards – ECS N8800GT-512MX-DT “Recommended Award” Guru3D (Netherlands) Jan. 30th, 2008“…It's an aesthetically pleasing to look at product and you are bound to have a lot of fun and it'll offer you a really nice gaming experience up-to 1600x1200 with all eye-candy enabled, that's a Guru3D assurance.…”“Editor’s Choice Award”OCER.net (China) Feb. 5th, 2008“…For users who are interested in overclocking, the dual turbo fans bundled with ECS N8800GT-512MX-DT is capable to provide better stability while overclocking.…”
36Awards – ECS N8800GT-512MX-DT “iXBT Original Design Award” iXBT.com (Russia) March 2008“… ECS GeForce 8800 GT Accelero S1 512MB PCI-E is an excellent graphics card, and it is the best offering among all GeForce 8800GT based graphics cards I have ever seen …”“Recommended Product Award”t-break (ME) Jan 27th 2008“… we installed the two fans bundled with the unit which brought the temperatures down to 45ºC-……it’s definitely lower than the stock HSF that nVidia uses…”
37Awards – ECS N8800GT-512MX-DT “Editor’s Choice Award” OCWorkbench (Singapore) Jan. 2008“… In conclusion, the card is superb in 3D performance. This card is best if you can't stand the noise coming from those reference design 8800GT cards out. It is also best for use with playing back HD-DVD or Blu-ray…”“Editor’s Choice Award”PCPOP (China) Dec. 2007“…Providing the amazing cooling efficiency, this graphics card is the excellent choice for enthusiasts…”
38Awards – ECS N8800GT-512MX-DT “Top Award” “Editor’s Choice Award” MaximoPC (Argentina) March 2008“…an excellent product that until the moment competitors do not have and that is without doubt “the best” GeForce 8800GT, so we give it TOP Award …”“Editor’s Choice Award”ComputerDIY Magazine (Taiwan) Feb.2007“…with four cooper heat pipes and a great number of fins, the cooling performance is excellent, and it will be even better when you put on two turbo fans…”