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VIA EPIA SP 1300 All-In-One - HTPC Dream and Car PC Paradise - Specifications

Today we're taking a look at VIA's latest small form factor All-In-One EPIA motherboard, the SP 1300 based on the latest processors and chipsets to come from the VIA labs. This low power consumption platform with hardware MPEG-2 decoding and hardware MPEG-4 acceleration might just what you're looking for in a silent HTPC or car computer. Read on as we take a close look at the humble yet impressive EPIA SP 1300 All-In-One motherboard from VIA Technologies.

By: | Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: May 23, 2005 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9%Manufacturer: VIA Technology

Specifications of the VIA EPIA SP 1300




VIA C3 Nehemiah core @ 1.3GHz




VIA CN400 Northbridge


VIA VT8237R Southbridge


VIA V-Link Ultra interconnect @ 533MB/s




1x 186 Pin DDR SDRAM module. Supports up to 1GB DDR-266/333/400




VIA UniChrome Pro IGP with Hardware MPEG-2/4 Decoders


Up to 64MB UMA Frame Buffer


Supports TV Out


Supports LVDS Module


Expansion Slots


1 PCI Slot 33MHz (133MB/s)


Disk Connectivity


2 UDMA133 IDE Busmaster Slots (4 IDE Drives)


2 Serial ATA-150 Ports (2 SATA-I Drives)


Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and JBOD on SATA ports




VIA VT1617A 6 Channel AC'97 Audio with SPDIF support




VIA Rhine II 10/100 Fast MAC




VIA VT6307S 2 Port IEEE 1394a


Rear I/O Panel


1 PS2 mouse port


1 PS2 keyboard port


1 RJ-45 LAN port


1 Serial port


2 USB 2.0 ports


1 VGA port


1 PCA port (SPDIF or TV out)


1 S-video port


3 Audio jacks: line-out, line-in and mic-in (Smart 5.1 Support)


Onboard I/O Connectors


3 USB connector for 6additional USB 2.0 ports


1 1394 connector for 1 1394 port


1 Serial port connector for a second com port


1 VIP connector


1 Front-panel audio connector (Mic-in and Line-out)


1 CD audio-in connector


1 FIR connector


1 CIR connector (Switchable for KB/MS)


1 LPT port connector


1 Wake-on-LAN connector


2 Fan connectors: CPU/Sys FAN


1 I2C connector


1 LVDS/TTL module connector


1 +12V power connector


ATX power connector


form Factor




6 Layers PCB


17 x 17cm


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