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January 16, 2013, 07:42 AM
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Maybe I read the article wrong but they are ending that cycle with them are they not? Instead allowing multiple companies to do the work for them.
That's pretty much all hearsay started by an article in DigiTimes. ASUS has made no official announcements through their investor channel and neither has Pegatron. Until that happens, I won't assume.
In addition, it really doesn't matter WHO is making their motherboards. It could be Ping Pong Corp for all I care.
It all comes down to the QA process ASUS has in place. They could manufacture their own boards in a gleaming facility, implement a shitty QA process and have bucketloads of issues. On the other hand, they can go to almost whoever they want and produce stellar products as long as they have a proper filtering process in place.
Remember, it is ASUS that institutes final technical specs, not their ODM. It is however ASUS' responsibility to ensure those specs are adhered to.
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