X-bit labs komt met het gerucht dat de Elitegroup (ECS) , dat meer moederborden verkoopt dan Asus, bezig is om Chaintech over te nemen. De inkomsten van het bedrijf zijn namelijk ondanks de hoge verkoop nog niet zo hoog. Daarom wil men deze overname doorvoeren om zo meer duurdere moederborden te gaan produceren:
However, as you understand, the company can’t just start making more expensive mainboards one day. ECS and PC Chips have already become recognized as brands selling budget solutions for a long time now and the market will simply not accept it their mainboards become more expensive suddenly. As for establishing a new brand, it is also connected with many difficulties, because there will hardly be any one willing to buy an expensive mainboard from some unknown company. That is why Elitegroup has been looking lately for some company producing quite quality and not very cheap mainboards. And finally they found what they were looking for! [break] update (18:09): In mijn mailbox is een mailtje terecht gekomen van de Marketing Manager Europe. Hieronder daarvan de inhoud:[/break] Rumours ECS – Chaintech
There is a rumour in the market that ECS is going to buy Chaintech. This is not based on facts and is therefore not true. There is no reason what so ever to assume that ECS will take over Chaintech.