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Hi guys.

Well its no secret that OEM computers can be a bit puzzling at times... what did the manufactuer do? What components have they used?

Extensive searching suggests this has never been looked into much. What i present here is a detailed system information log of an Acer Aspire T690, derived from PCWizard2007.

Any comments - i.e. "that component is rubbish" or "hey, thats not as bad as i thought" will be more than welcome. As are suggestions along the lines of "that's gotta go".

Or hey, you might just find it interesting to see what an OEM company is putting in their computers these days!

http://www.myfilestash.com/userfiles...Systeminfo.htm
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Didn't know ECS supplied oem boards! Thought that was more asus department.
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Quote:
Catastrophic Trip Point : 0 °C
Catastrophic..LOL

Quote:
CPU Throttle Temperature : 88°C
CPU Shutdown Temperature : 90°C
88°c OMG WTH are they thinkin

Neat read, I got a chuckle.
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I've been wondering about this for a while. NICE JOB
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Originally Posted by Xavier1421 View Post
Didn't know ECS supplied oem boards! Thought that was more asus department.
Interesting comment.

So its your read that ECS would have made the board? And they change a few strings on the chips to report "Acer" board?

ECS is clearly identified on one of the bridges... so this is usually a giveaway for the actual manufacturer?

Awesome comments guys, keep em coming!
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if its on the chipset, ECS doesnt make standalone chipsets for other mobo manufacturers, but they make boards, and print their name on the chipset they use, so the board is ECS


edit: its a really decent computer actually. how much did it cost, and when did you get it?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amd_hardsoftware View Post
if its on the chipset, ECS doesnt make standalone chipsets for other mobo manufacturers, but they make boards, and print their name on the chipset they use, so the board is ECS


edit: its a really decent computer actually. how much did it cost, and when did you get it?
Hi there.

Yes ive been fairly impressed with it, considering its oem. Clockgen lets me push it to 3.6Ghz comfortably.

The paid around $1500 australian, about $1200 of your american dollars (the aussie dollar quite strong against the greenback at the moment). I bought it early april. A bit disappointed, a week later this system was fitted standard with C2D and 21" screen... but these things happen.

I have no doubt i could have built a better system cheaper.. but *meh*... money aint everything

I only went OEM because i wanted to utilise store account and also, spent many a moon building systems when i was younger - just wanted something easy this time.
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i understand. thats why my dad buys dells now lol

either that or he lets me and brother make for him
    
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