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Abit to Close Its Doors Forever on Dec 31, 2008

ki1obyte (1133239) writes | more than 5 years ago

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ki1obyte (1133239) writes "Earlier this year, Abit, once leading-edge maker of computer mainboards and other components, was slated to shut down motherboard production by the end of 2008 and focus on consumer electronics devices. X-bit labs reports that Abit will cease to exist entirely starting the first of January, 2009, as the owner of the brand — Universal Scientific Industrial — is in the process of restructuring and cutting down the costs."
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Sad... (2, Informative)

rbanffy (584143) | more than 5 years ago | (#26183211)

They made some very interesting motherboards.

I remember one where you could put two Pentium III-based Celerons (or PIIIs) to build a dual-processor budget machine that could drive, IIRC, up to 8 IDE devices.

I think current PC market does not favor "interesting" that much.

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