Abit heeft een press release waarin een nieuwe moederbord wordt gepresenteerd: de Abit ZM6. Zoals de naam suggereert heeft het ding een Intel ZX (= gecastreerde LX) chipset:
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, February 9, 1999-To usher in a new era of high-end yet cost efficient computing, ABIT announces their newest motherboard using Intel's 440ZX 66/100MHz chipset and Socket 370 architecture with Soft MenuTM II the ZM6. ABIT's ZM6 is the newest Intel® ZX based mainboard with Socket 370 which was designed for the new socket based Celeron® CPUs and provides a super price/performance solution for the Basic PC segment. Low Cost--High Features
ABIT's new ZM6 is the most comprehensive product in it's class with 3 DIMM, One AGP, Five PCI and Two ISA slots to handle all of your expansion needs. The new Intel® 66/100MHz Chipset, the 440ZX AGPset, is built on the Intel® 440BX 100MHz AGPset architecture bringing Intel® quality and reliability to PC users at an entry level price. Running with 66/100MHz capability, the ABIT ZM6 comes with all of the latest advancements and trends in the motherboard industry, including but not limited to; all the specifications for, AGP for improved 3D graphics performance at a lower cost, APM/ACPI power management, Ultra DMA 33 support, Infrared peripheral support, USB, PS/2 mouse and keyboard connectors, CPU auto-detect, AWARD write protect anti-virus, and Wake On LAN.