VIA ships single-chip embeded VIA CX700 chipset

Posted on Wednesday, April 05 2006 @ 16:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VIA today announced the VIA CX700 digital media IGP chipset for the VIA C7 and Eden processor platforms, the most advanced x86 embedded chipset that integrates all the cutting-edge features of a modern chipset's North and South bridges, including rich video graphics, HD audio, and DDR2 and SATA II support, into a single, compact and highly power-efficient package.

Features of the VIA CX700 chipset:

Processor Support VIA C7 and VIA Eden processors
Front Side Bus 533/400MHz
Memory Support DDR2 533/400/333 or DDR400/333
Max Memory 4 GB
AGP Support AGP 8X
North/South Bridge Link V-Link (533MB/sec)
Graphics Core VIA UniChrome Pro
Hardware Video Acceleration MPEG-2
Dual Monitor Support Yes
Video De-blocking Yes
Hardware Display Rotation Yes
High Definition Audio Yes
USB 2.0 6 ports
PCI Devices/Slots 4 Slots
Serial ATA

2 x SATA 150 devices or
2 x SATA II devices

IDE 1 EIDE channel up to 2 devices

The VIA CX700 is expected to be available in volume quantities later in Q2 2006. Pricing is available upon request.

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