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    End of an era

    Abit's site will be no more after 2/28/2012 so if you need any drivers or anything better get em while you can. I wonder if there's a way to back up the site locally? Sad sad times.
    Last edited by ThE_MaD_ShOt; 02-12-2012 at 07:23 PM.

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    Re: End of an era

    Quote Originally Posted by ThE_MaD_ShOt View Post
    Abit's site will be no more after 2/28/2012 so if you need any drivers or anything better get em why you can. I wonder if there's a way to back up the site locally? Sad sad times.
    Another familiar name relegated to PC history. Wonder if they have an FTP site?
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    Re: End of an era

    You mean get 'em "while" we can? lol
    I remember my only board from them though. The good ol' NF7-S.

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    Re: End of an era

    Quote Originally Posted by EH100501AC View Post
    You mean get 'em "while" we can? lol
    I remember my only board from them though. The good ol' NF7-S.
    Yeah while. I am still running my original nf7-s v2.0 and have 2 more as backup.

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    Re: End of an era

    I used to think they were a budget brand, last mobo I bought from them was from their NF8 line, got it in 2007 for $30, the thing has run 24/7 since as my Linux gateway.

    I hate to see them gone. The chipset+mobo market just doesn't have enough variety anymore.
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    Re: End of an era

    My favourite 'Abit' has got to be the BH6.

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    Re: End of an era

    My first build was a BP-6 with dual Celeron 300's that ran at 470! Great board and I have had numerous others. Sad indeed.

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    Re: End of an era

    Sucks...a lot. My old IP35-E is still running a Q6600 at 3ghz housed in the system my wife now uses. An excellent, stable, and cheap board. I think I paid about $80 for it if I remember right. Do I ever kick myself though for not getting the IP35 Pro.

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    Re: End of an era

    NF-7S, I think I sold it to someone here, great board, loved it.
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    Re: End of an era

    Didn't buy or own an abit mobo though there a lot of other mobo brands.

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    Re: End of an era

    Abit is Biting the dust

    USI acquired Abit in May 2006 and it was all down hill after that. They officially closed the brand on 31 March 2009.
    All they were producing recently was crap like digital photo frames.

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    Re: End of an era

    The two Abit boards I had include a BE6 (440BX) and a NF7-S v2.0 (nforce2). Both of them had performed flawlessly until they were sold on Ebay.

    Sad to see them disappearing completely.

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    Re: End of an era

    This makes me sad...
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    Re: End of an era

    Quote Originally Posted by Electric Bill View Post
    Abit is Biting the dust

    USI acquired Abit in May 2006 and it was all down hill after that. They officially closed the brand on 31 March 2009.
    All they were producing recently was crap like digital photo frames.

    Bill

    Agreed. Abit became WTF? as far as it's product line after that USI deal.

    One of the greats is about to become a ghost.

    Picked up an AI7 last year and it's been a fun little thing to tinker with.

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    Re: End of an era

    Quote Originally Posted by ThE_MaD_ShOt View Post
    Abit's site will be no more after 2/28/2012...
    As of today the site is still coming up for me.

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