In all reality theres only 3-4 manufacturers in China or taiwan that a pushing this board out like no other. The problem comes down to when the supplier ie: eclipse, yes, all the other clones. don't have the man power to single handly (sp?) flash every chip that gets shipped to them.
There is no way to mass produce these chips already flashed (that i know of) and that's why all these new clone sites say they are shipped without software (not to protect themselves from sony)