VIA Launches Ultra Low Power VIA EPIA CN Mini-ITX Mainboard
Subject: Motherboards | June 1, 2006 - 12:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, 1 June
2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip
technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA EPIA
CN-Series Mini-ITX mainboards, the latest in the range of VIA C7
processor-based ultra compact platforms boasting an average power consumption
of just 16 watts.
hallmark rich integration in the ultra compact Mini-ITX form factor, the VIA
EPIA CN mainboard is a flagship example of VIA's 'embedded made easy'
philosophy to small form factor computing that enables developers to bring
powerful digital media appliances products to market simply and quickly.
Initiated with its introduction of the Mini-ITX form factor in 2002, this
philosophy has been part of VIA's proactive efforts to offer more affordable
and flexible embedded computing products.
highly power efficient VIA C7 processor at speeds of 1GHz or 1.3GHz, along with
the VIA CN700 digital media chipset integrating the VIA UniChrome™ Pro 2D/3D
graphics with hardware MPEG-2 acceleration, dual monitor support, VIA Vinyl
Multi-channel Audio, a PCI legacy port, support for up to 1GB of DDR2
400/533MHz memory and SATA II RAID, the VIA EPIA CN mainboard sets new
standards for small form factor innovation.