With the recent release of the nForce 680i series for Intel platform, it is expected that NVIDIA will also release a version for the AMD platform soon. In the meantime, NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI chipset is the number one AMD AM2 chipset available on the market, with NVIDIA garnering over 50% of the total AMD motherboard market even with the recent purchase of ATI by AMD.
Elite Computer Systems is one of the major Taiwanese based motherboard manufacturers. Many people have considered ECS to be not a company that is geared towards the enthusiasts. Recently, ECS has moved to target the high end market with improved products and services making them more attractive to the enthusiasts.