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VIA Brings Pico-ITX Mainboard to Market with the VIA EPIA PX

| Motherboards News | Posted: May 22, 2007 11:50 pm

VIA recently unveiled a new "Pico-ITX" form factor standard which measures just 10cm x 7.2cm in size. A short time later and we now see the first actual product released based around this very miniature design.


Dubbed the VIA EPIA PX mainboard, this is the world's smallest full-featured x86 based motherboard to date. It can be powered by VIA's 1GHz C7 processor and supports up to 1GB Of DDR2 533 SO-DIMM memory.


Other features include an integrated VIA UniChrome Pro II IGP 3D/2D graphics core with MPEG-2/-4 and WMV9 hardware decoding acceleration, SATA and IDE, VIA VT1708A HD Audio and up to 4 USB ports.


Grab VIA's all-official on it here for further information.


Taipei, Taiwan, 22 May 2007 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA EPIA PX mainboard, the first commercial mainboard based on VIA's recently unveiled Pico-ITX form factor measuring just 10cm x 7.2cm.
Powered by the 1GHz VIA C7 processor and supporting up to 1GB of DDR2 533 SO-DIMM system memory, the tiny 10-layer VIA EPIA PX mainboard is based around the single-chip VIA VX700 system media processor, which features the VIA UniChrome Pro II IGP 3D/2D graphics core, MPEG-2/-4 and WMV9 hardware decoding acceleration and display flexibility, including support for higher display resolutions of up to HDTV for HD DVD playback.


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