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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.

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

Specifications of the VIA EPIA SP 1300

 

CPU:

 

VIA C3 Nehemiah core @ 1.3GHz

 

Chipset

 

VIA CN400 Northbridge

 

VIA VT8237R Southbridge

 

VIA V-Link Ultra interconnect @ 533MB/s

 

Memory

 

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

 

VGA

 

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

 

Audio

 

VIA VT1617A 6 Channel AC'97 Audio with SPDIF support

 

Ethernet

 

VIA Rhine II 10/100 Fast MAC

 

Firewire

 

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

 

Mini-ITX

 

6 Layers PCB

 

17 x 17cm

 

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