Yeah, it was a very good article indeed.
But, of course, I have to post a few of my questions/comments.
1) Do the LED's on the PCI slots really blink all the time
if there is no card installed?! That seems a little unnecessary and it would probably get annoying if you had a case with a window and a clear view of the PCI slots... What were your observations of this board in action capper?
2) I don't think you mentioned it, but I really like how the CMOS battery is installed vertically. It seems it would make for a very easy removal and return of the battery when you need to clear the CMOS and reset the BIOS.
3) I also really like the fact that ECS has made an SLI board available that is nice and cheap. It really helps to shave a little more off the price premium of an SLI setup!
4) That chipset cooler does look pretty wimpy. I wish ECS would have gone the extra mile for a better chipset cooler, but I guess when you are trying to make a budget board with as many features as possible, you have to cut some corners here and there.
5) I also like what they did with the "Top Hat Flash" feature!
And my final comment is pretty minor/petty, but just my personal preference, could you guys maybe not use the "3D" style bar charts? It is more difficult to see minor differences in the 3D style charts vs the traditional "boring" 2D charts. I know it's very minor, and when you need to look at differences that are that close, it probably doesn't even matter anyway, but it's just a personal preference that since you are not trying to display 3 dimensional data, you shouldn't try to use a 3 dimensional chart.
But still good info and a great review!