ECS Elitegroup Unveils GeForce6100SM-M For HTPCs

ECS Elitegroup Unveils GeForce6100SM-M Motherboard for the Home Theater PC Builders

Fremont, CA (October 24, 2006) - Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, notebook and desktop PC manufacturer, today released GeForce6100SM-M motherboard featuring NVIDIA GeForce 6100 graphics processing unit (GPU) and nForce 405 media and communications processor (MCP). Designed to support the latest AMD Athlon 64 AM2 based processors, the new ECS Elitegroup GeForce6100SM-M motherboard features premium quality onboard 3D graphics, making it the industry's first integrated design for socket AM2. The GeForce 6100 GPU and the nForce 405 MCP are an innovative mix of north and south bridge chipsets on a single chip that represent a major achievement in integrated solutions. To the end-user consumers, this micro ATX RoHS compliant motherboard features a compact, highly expandable design that is also Microsoft Vista Premium ready, allowing out of the box multimedia experience.

Compact and Potent Digital Home Solution
The GeForce6100SM-M supports AMD Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Sempron socket AM2 processors as well as AMD's new AM2 Energy efficient microprocessors. The nForce 405 MCP features DirectX 9 and Shader Model 3.0. Shader Model 3.0 enables users to experience fast graphics rendering, smooth video processing and clearer displays. State-of-the-art 2000 MT/s HyperTransport technology allows high-bandwidth communication among the GPU, processor, and the memory controller. With HyperTransport, data and information are relayed faster for swifter system response and flawless multitasking performance. READ MORE...