Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. The company obviously intends to stick to it for all inexpensive motherboards Documentation: Probably stability and options that reduce the total cost of a given system without deteriorating characteristics of the product. ATI definitely needs to clarify its system of chipset names and to inform its partners about it. For example, their performance is similar in relatively modern games alas, both motherboards do not offer sufficient performance for normal gaming. Video 3Digests Video cards:

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As a result, the motherboard has only bare necessities.

ECS RS485M-M – 1.0 – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket AM2 – Radeon Xpress 1100

Ces model on the manufacturer’s web site The motherboard is kindly provided by the manufacturer Dmitry Laptev lpt ixbt. We can only welcome this useful innovation and hope that it will spread to the other ECS models and inexpensive models from other manufacturers.

Note that automatic fan speed control is very rare among inexpensive motherboards. Passive cooling of the chipset is justified anyway, not only from the economic, but ecd from the technical point of view, as it does not release much heat.

It’s replaced with a mysterious model, which has been allegedly shipped for a long time already. Radeon Xpress didn’t appear only yesterday.

ECS RS485M-M Motherboard Review

The mentioned BIOS parameters are available in this version, but the viability of non-standard settings hasn’t been tested. RS north bridge Radeon Xpress This south bridge provides 10 USB 2. Friday, December 28, Frequency response from 40 Hz to 15 kHzdB: Ces a nonsense for ECS, as even top models from this manufacturer used to have no support for this technology.


Probably stability and options that reduce the total cost of a given system without deteriorating characteristics of the product. BioShock Infinite and Metro: Both use the same graphics engine as Radeon X but having only two pixel shader pipelines instead of four like Eds X and full DirectX 9.

ECS RSM-M — a Motherboard on ATI Radeon Xpress (Socket AM2)

These capacitors are from an unidentified manufacturer as well as from OST the classic choice for budget models. Write a comment below. Unfortunately, the bundle does not include a much more useful utility for updating BIOS and system drivers, checking for updates on the official web site. Of course people that buy a socket AM2 motherboard knows that the CPU memory controller is capable of running under dual channel mode, but using the same color on both sockets may lead users to think that this motherboard uses single channel mode.

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: The traditional layout of SATA connectors on compact motherboards close to Southbridge and, alas, in the zone that may be occupied by a full-size video card, is not ideal. This motherboard also has one x16 PCI Express slot, allowing you to install a real video card on it when you get tired of the performance of its on-board video.


We have no doubts, of course, that putting the names in order will be easier for the notorious alliance: Smart Fan allows to install a cheap CPU cooler and still get a low-noise system.

No doubt, it’s expedient to use seasoned Socket chipsets for new motherboards on Socket AM2. Costing very little and targeted to the entry-level market, we were very curious to compare its performance to cheap add-in video cards, like GeForce Why waste resources on designing formally new products no different from the old ones in real features, except for the official support for the new processorsespecially in the inexpensive segment, where it often makes no sense to raise functionality?

ECS RSM-M Motherboard Review – Hardware Secrets

However, the difference is hardly critical. Dynamic range, dB A: Video 3Digests Video cards: The main difference between RS and RS is the clock used by their graphics engine.

The set of proprietary utilities includes: ECS should have used different colors on the memory sockets to let you know that this motherboard supports DDR dual channel feature. That’s just like ATI and its eternal reshuffling of product names and using “random” numeric indices!