Recent rumors have circulated that Diamond Flower International (DFI) may give up the motherboard channel business by the fourth quarter of 2006. Not being one of Taiwan’s top-tier motherboard makers, a possible exit from the motherboard sector could encourage DFI to make an all-out effort to target the industrial PC (IPC) market, sources speculated. Nevertheless, according to DFI, the company has been focusing on enthusiast and high-end motherboards and has maintained close cooperation with Nvidia and ATI Technologies. On that basis, DFI has no plans to withdraw from the motherboard channel market, said the company.
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