VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and
developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today
announced the VIA K8N800A, a high-performance, low-power IGP chipset optimized
for the upcoming AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology, as well as the complete range
of Mobile AMD Athlon™ 64 and Mobile AMD Sempron™ processors.
The VIA K8N800A chipset features the S3
Graphics UniChrome Pro Integrated Graphics Processor (IGP), providing
outstanding dual pipeline graphics performance through a 128-bit 2D/3D engine
and shared DDR memory support for 3D gaming and applications, while the
Chromotion CE Video Display Engine blends hardware-based MPEG-2 decoding
acceleration for flawless digital video playback with advanced display
technologies for enhanced video rendering and a rich visual experience.
Furthermore, support for an external AGP 8X port allows optional graphics
processor upgrades on supporting notebooks.
The full PR
is posted here.