Why are all motherboards made in taiwan?

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  1. mace

    mace i don't read

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    I never understood why just about every motherboard manufacturer are based out of taiwan. Is it because they can make it cheaper over there or what?
     
  2. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Cheaper labor. A fab engineer makes upwards of 100k+ over here - over there, they make around $30k if that.
     
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  4. mace

    mace i don't read

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    omgoose your 1337 post

    I wonder why they are just in taiwan, I mean other countries have cheap labor too. I guess taiwan is just the perfect spot.
     
  5. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Yeah but they actually make the boards in China where its even cheaper.
     
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    Aint outsourcing great! :ugh: :wtc:
     
  7. mace

    mace i don't read

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    The only motherboard manufacture that I can think of that outsources from usa is Intel.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    My guess is that there is more cheap skilled labor in Taiwan. Building motherboards isn't the same as assembling running shoes or whatever, it takes some skills.
     
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    their hands are smaller, no american could get into those nook and crannys
     
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    because taiwan is awesome.
     

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