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VIA Launches New Luke CoreFusion™ EPIA Mainboard with Dual LAN

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By: Steve Dougherty | Motherboards News | Posted: Aug 10, 2006 10:44 pm

Designed around the new power efficient VIA Luke CoreFusion processor, VIA have unveiled their first EPIA EK-Series Mini-ITX Mainboard which is said to reduce power consumption by up to 35% (using up just 19W) as well as offering hardware MPEG-2/4 decoding acceleration, 6-channel audio, and dual LAN.


Check out their announcement here for the full scoop, as well as the official product page here.


Taipei, Taiwan, 10 August 2006 VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA EPIA EK-Series mainboard, designed for a new generation of network based ultra compact digital media appliances and boasting a maximum power consumption of just 19W.


As the first VIA EPIA Mini-ITX to be based on the VIA Luke CoreFusion™ processor platform, the VIA EPIA EK is available in a 1GHz or 800MHz fanless option and offers dual LAN with the option of a Gigabit Ethernet port, as well as hardware based security with the VIA PadLock Security Engine to help protect network communication and locally stored information, making the mainboard ideal for use in firewalls, servers and other secure networked devices.


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