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ECS LIVA Z Small Form Factor PC Review

ECS LIVA Z Small Form Factor PC Review I am still puzzled by the choice of layout after staring at it for these past few weeks. Having two Gigabit Ethernet ports on the back without any USB ports is a questionable decision from a real estate standpoint. During my time with this unit, between a …

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ECS LIVA Z Plus Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA Z Plus Mini PC Review Back to the topic at hand! This being the second LIVA I had the pleasure to review, the process of setting up and getting real-world use out of it was much easier the second time around. I’m not saying it was overly complicated, but I spent a lot …

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ECS LIVA Z mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA Z mini-PC Review ECS, properly known as Elitegroup Computer Systems, has been around for ages. Founded in 1987, they have carved out their place in the industry as a leading OEM. Not to be left out, however, they also dabble in the consumer market, having at one time or another offered mini-PCs, laptops, …

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ECS LIVA Z Micro PC Review

ECS LIVA Z Micro PC Review The Celeron itself was mediocre at best from my experience. Two cores weren’t enough to get a responsive feel while browsing the web. It did however load up Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 just fine and was snappy in the interface, but using applications or browsing the web showed …

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ECS LIVA Z Mini PC Launched

ECS LIVA Z Mini PC Launched

ECS LIVA Z Mini PC Launched The global leading motherboard, Mini-PC, Notebooks and mobile device manufacturer, Elitegroup, is going to reveal the LIVA Z Mini PC, a fully functional computer that fits in the palm of your hand. Its launch touches upon the idea of having an easy to carry, lightweight, and power-saving computing solution. …

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ECS Liva Z Mini-PC Review

ECS Liva Z Mini-PC Review The LIVA Z Mini-PC from ECS is shipped in multiple hardware configurations when referring to the processor (with Apollo Lake Celeron N3350 SoC (as our sample), the Celeron N3450 SoC or the Pentium N4200 SoC) but also regarding the onboard eMMC, which can be 32GB or 64GB. You get the …

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ECS LEE7 Z170-Lightsaber Motherboard Review

ECS LEE7 Z170-Lightsaber Motherboard Review The ECS Z170-Lightsaber is a significantly upgraded version of the Z170-Claymore, bringing more competitive features on-board, literally. Buttons directly on the Z170-Claymore motherboard PCB are designed to give users once click access to automatic overclocking, BIOS update, BIOS backup, clear CMOS, UEFI shortcut and more. The ECS Z170-Lightsaber also boasts …

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ECS Z170-LIGHTSABER Motherboard Review

ECS Z170-LIGHTSABER Motherboard Review ECS has been known to have some rather crazy board names in the past, but none are as crazy as the ECS Z170-LIGHTSABER! With a name like that, you can only naturally expect one thing: a bunch of lights, right? Or will it lean toward the dark side? … at techPowerUp! Related …

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ECS LIVA One Mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA One Mini-PC Review Here’s another $400 option for ultra-small PCs, this time based on Intel’s 35W Skylake CPU, the Core i3-6100T. The ECS LIVA One ups the performance a notch compared to past LIVA units, but the ECS LIVA One also ups the size a fair bit… at techPowerUp! Related Items: ECS LIVA-X Mini …

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ECS LIVA Core Mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA Core Mini-PC Review ECS has yet another LIVA iteration in stores now, ready to add basic compute functionality to all those home theatres without “smart” features. The tiny LIVA Core features faster HDD tech to make media playback features better, so it’s not just ready for HT use; it’s capable of more! Presenting …

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ECS LEET 170-LIGHTSABER GAMING motherboard Announced

ECS LEET 170-LIGHTSABER GAMING motherboard Announced

ECS LEET 170-LIGHTSABER GAMING motherboard Announced Illumination LED and Killer Gaming network – Z170-LIGHTSABER, LIVA Pro with MINI STX solution Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) proudly introduces its brand new LEET GAMING motherboard Z170-LIGHTSABER and LIVA Pro mini-PC in 2016 Computex. Z170-LIGHTSABER adopts the Killer E2400 Gaming high-performance Gigabit Ethernet Controller that prioritizes bandwidth automatically to decrease …

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ECS LEET GAMING Motherboard & LIVA mini PC Announced

ECS LEET GAMING Motherboard & LIVA mini PC Announced

ECS LEET GAMING Motherboard & LIVA mini PC Announced Illumination LED and Killer Gaming network – Z170-LIGHTSABER, LIVA Pro with MINI STX solution Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) proudly introduces its brand new LEET GAMING motherboard Z170-LIGHTSABER and LIVA Pro mini-PC in 2016 Computex. Z170-LIGHTSABER adopts the Killer E2400 Gaming high-performance Gigabit Ethernet Controller that prioritizes bandwidth …

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ECS LIVA mini PC Unveiled

ECS LIVA mini PC Unveiled

ECS LIVA mini PC Unveiled One liter book-size Core i mini PC World’s leading hardware manufacturer – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is proud to introduce its brand new LIVA mini-PC – One at CES 2016. It features a flexible hardware configuration in a book-size, one-liter form factor. In addition, LIVA mini PC with Windows 10 …

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ECS Z170-CLAYMORE Motherboard Review

ECS Z170-CLAYMORE Motherboard Review After skipping Intel’s X99 Express platform, ECS is back to enthusiast-focused board products using Intel’s Z170. The ECS Z170-CLAYMORE is a weapon built for today’s gamer arsenal, carrying Realtek’s latest “Dragon” LAN controller not seen on these pages before… at techPowerUp! Related Items: ECS GANK MACHINE Z87H3-A2X EXTREME Motherboard Review ECS Z170-LIGHTSABER …

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ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review Today I will be taking a look at the next generation of mini PCs from ECS, the LIVA X2 (read X Squared). The unit is built around the Intel Braswell SoC and comes with a 14nm Intel Celeron N3050 CPU. The RAM and storage configurations available are 2GB of …

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ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review What sort of hardware can you get for a few more dollars than the cost of a retail copy of Windows 8.1? ECS has the answer with the ECS LIVA X2. Based on Intel’s NUC platform featuring a Braswell SoC, the ECS LIVA X2 is a full PC that …

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ECS Z170-CLAYMORE LEET Gaming Motherboard Announced

ECS Z170-CLAYMORE LEET Gaming Motherboard Announced

ECS Z170-CLAYMORE LEET Gaming Motherboard Announced Features with LAGFree gaming Ethernet and smooth 60FPS with HDMI 2.0 Leading motherboard manufacture Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) proudly introducing latest LEET gaming motherboard – Z170-CLAYMORE, adopts with Intel® latest  Z170 chipset, supporting Intel® 6th Core i processors. ECS Z170-CLAYMORE features with exclusive LAGFree technology and 60FPS 4K UHD …

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ECS LIVA X2 Mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA X2 Mini-PC Review The Braswell-equipped LIVA X2 is a much needed improvement over the original LIVA which brings more USB ports to the table, the ability to install a M.2 SSD up to 1TB for increased storage capacity while keeping a small footprint and very low power consumption (8.8W IDLE, 19.71W Full Load). …

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ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review Where can I begin, but to say that I was amazed by the ECS LIVA X2 and what it had to offer for the size. I am a fan of the really small form factor PCs and I have normally gone to the trusty Raspberry Pi for what I …

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ECS Z97-MACHINE Motherboard Review

ECS Z97-MACHINE Motherboard Review As always, moving on to the overclocking section is fun. While I don’t have a great 4770K to test with (the highest I ever get seems to be 4.4GHz regardless of the board) the ECS Z97-MACHINE managed to max my highest overclock and I literally had to change two settings to …

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ECS LIVA-X Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA-X Mini PC Review Tired of your smart TV’s horrible interface? Looking to add Wi-Fi and digital media options to your home theatre? Want Windows in your living room? ECS’s LIVA X is the cost-effective, silent solution to meet those needs, as well as the basic compute needs of most Internet users. With added …

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ECS LIVA X Mini PC Unveiled

ECS LIVA X Mini PC Unveiled

ECS LIVA X Mini PC Unveiled Change the way you think about Mini PCs Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) will debut its newest member of the LIVA family, the LIVA X at the 2015 CES. In a luxurious suite in the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, you can witness the new computing experience offered by the …

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ECS Deluxe Z97-PK Motherboard Review

ECS Deluxe Z97-PK Motherboard Review Personally, I feel this board, the ECS Z97-PK along with a G3258 processor is a great entry level system that is both affordable and stacks up decent performance especially in games. No it’s not the fastest thing on the market, but it doesn’t always have to be. You can play …

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ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review

ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review The ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit is a perfect example of great things that come in small packages. This tiny device was introduced earlier this year and seems perfectly suited to fill a gap in the consumer electronics market. For certain usage needs that don’t require serious performance levels …

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ECS Z97I-DRONE Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

ECS Z97I-DRONE Mini-ITX Motherboard Review ECS does not disappoint with the release of the cheap ECS Z97I-Drone which allows installation of a powerful Haswell processor which can be paired with RAM up to 16GB and eventually a potent VGA card inside the provided PCI Express x16 slot; be warned however that using a beefy CPU …

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