Commitment to quality earned ASUS over 1,000 awards and recommendations in 2004
Dec 16, 2004
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a provider of 3C total solutions, received more than 1,000 awards and recommendations in 2004 from the world's foremost IT media and organizations.
These distinguished honors not only acclaimed ASUS' efforts in product quality and innovative technologies, but are also recognition of the company's determination to provide users with the best solutions in computers, communications and consumer electronics.
"These prestigious awards and recommendations are testimonials to ASUS' commitment to our customers and users, and our efforts have translated to numerous milestones in 2004. ASUS was once again the undisputed leader of the motherboards and 1 in every 4 PCs sold in 2004 was powered by an ASUS motherboard," said Jonney Shih, Chairman and CEO of ASUS. "For notebooks, ASUS is now a top 10 brand globally and a top 5 manufacturer worldwide. 2004 also gave birth to several new product lines ranging from mobile phones, LCD monitors to computer components such as CPU coolers and power supplies."
ASUS 3-peats as the world's best motherboard maker
Readers of Tom's Hardware Guide, the world's largest hardware testing website, voted ASUS as the Best Motherboard Maker for the third consecutive year. The editors of Tom's Hardware Guide selected the nominees for this contest based on their reviews published on www.tomshardware.com and the site's readers, who are knowledgeable power users, voted for the winners.
BusinessWeek selects ASUS amongst InfoTech 100 for 7th straight year
For the 7th consecutive year, BusinessWeek selected ASUS amongst InfoTech 100, a ranking of the world's top information technology companies. Based on data and analysis from Standard & Poor's, a sister company of BusinessWeek, companies are ranked according to their total revenues, revenue growth, shareholders return and return on equity.
Achievements in Industrial Design
ASUS' Industrial Design Team, a melting pot of different ethnicity, nationality and education background, is the creator of the beautiful designs without cultural boundaries. In 2004, ASUS took home numerous prestigious honours such as Germany's iF Design and Red Dot, Japan's G-Mark and Taiwan's "Good Product Design".
Other significant awards include:
PC Direct Top Performance Award for W1000N Notebook Series
"With its sleek, brushed aluminum shell, the W1000N from ASUS really sums up the best that laptop technology has to offer. ASUS doesn't skimp on equipment." - PC Direct, France
Custom PC Premium Grade Award for A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboards
"Whether you want an SLI system now or in the future, there's little question that the ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe is the best motherboard choice." - Custom PC, United Kingdom
AnandTech Gold Editor's Choice Award for P5AD2 Premium Motherboards
"ASUS PAD2 Premium offers top performance at stock speeds, the wonderful implementation of Intel 925X/ICH6R features, the excellent enhancements to those features such as Stack Cool, Dolby Digital Live encoding, WiFi G networking, dual PCI Express LAN, high-speed 1394b firewire, and the best overclocking abilities of any 925X motherboard." - Anandtech, United States
CHIP No.1 Best Graphics Card Award for Extreme AX800XT Graphics Cards
"ASUS Extreme AX800XT is currently the fastest available PCI Express Graphics Card. ASUS Extreme AX800XT came in first during the Unreal-Tournament-Test and we detected a fast 90.8 pictures per second with a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixel." - CHIP, Germany
Computer DIY Product of the Year Award for barebone S-Presso
"The hip and retro design of the unique ASUS barebone S-Presso streamlined the typical angular computer system design that is living room display suitable and brings you one step closer to realizing the digital home concept." - Computer DIY, Taiwan
The number of awards and recommendations received in 2004 increased 30% on the year to over 1,000, more than any competing companies. ASUS will continue to stand by its beliefs to provide users with nothing but the best quality products fused with supreme technologies and exceptional designs. Please look forward to another year of blissful experience with ASUS.