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VIA Launches K8M890 IGP PCI Express Chipset with DirectX 9 Support

VIA Launches K8M890 IGP PCI Express Chipset with DirectX® 9 Support news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages

By: Steve Dougherty from Oct 21, 2005 @ 22:27 CDT

Answering to NVIDIA's recently released C51 motherboard chipset with integrated GeForce 6 series graphics, VIA have just officially announced their new K8M890 IGP PCI Express Chipset for AMD platforms, sporting an integrated DX9 compatible S3 Graphics DeltaChrome GPU solution. For full details, check out both VIA's official PR and the product page for further specs and info over at their website folks.

Taipei, Taiwan, 21 October 2005 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA K8M890 core logic chipset featuring the new S3 Graphics DeltaChrome™ Integrated Graphics Processor core designed to meet the requirements of the upcoming Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ operating system and rising high definition video standards.

Enabling support for DirectX 9.0 and Pixel Shader 2.0 for high quality video processing, the VIA K8M890 also boasts the Chromotion Video Display Engine for enhanced visual output, extensive display support including all HDTV output formats up to 1920x1080p, advanced 2D/3D graphics capabilities, comprehensive de-interlace support and DuoView™ for enhanced productivity and presentation capabilities. Support for the latest PCI Express x16 discrete graphics cards allows for powerful system upgrades and makes the VIA K8M890 chipset a highly flexible, all-round platform for system builders looking to cover multiple market segments with a single motherboard design.