VIA PT890 Chipset
Written by Michael Larabel in VIA on 6 April 2006 at 01:00 AM EDT. Add A Comment

Taipei, Taiwan, 6 April 2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA PT890 chipset, further broadening VIA’s range of Microsoft Windows Vista-ready core logic solutions.

The VIA PT890 Chipset for Intel CPUs support DDR1 as well as DDR2 and also supports PCI Express graphics. This Chipset is also part of VIA's unique Modular Architecture Platform (V-Map) strategy. We are working on getting engineering samples of motherboards with these supported Chipsets to gain a better understanding for its Linux compatibility and performance. In the mean time, here is the product page.

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