The integrated S3 GraÂphics
UniChrome Pro IGP core ensures exceptional 2D/3D graphics performance and a
truly Hi-Def experiÂence, with flexible display outputs for CRT and LCD, as
well as standard definition and HDTV up to 1080p resoÂlution with a compatible
DVI or TV encoder. However the signature hardware MPEG-2 decoding and the
intelligent video rendering techniques of the Chromotion CE Video Display Engine
deliver smooth video playback.
“The VIA CN700 chipset was
specifically designed to enable the VIA C7 processor platform to deliver great
system and digital media performance without comÂpromise,” commented Chewei
Lin, VP of Product Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc “With its integrated S3
Graphics UniChrome Pro core, and featuring support for the latest DDR2 memory
and the high bandwidth V4 bus, the CN700 is equipped with all the right tools to
enable a new generation of ultra low power, quiet, compact, stylish and ultra
Combined with the VIA VT
8237A South Bridge, the VIA CN700 offers a compreÂhensive range of integrated
storage, multimedia and connectivity options, incluÂding native Serial ATA and
multiple configuration V-RAID, support for VIA Vinyl High Definition Audio, and
high-throughput Gigabit Ethernet with the VIA Velocity controller.
VIA CN700 is expected to be available in volume quanÂtities in Q1 2006.
Taipei, Dec 27