VIA Announces PCI Express Chipset for Vista-Ready Mobility
VIA VN896 with VIA Chrome9 IGP core supporting DirectX 9.0 and Chromotion 3.0 offers rich visual Hi-Def experience for notebooks and ultra portable devices
Taipei, Taiwan, 24 January 2007 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the launch of the VIA VN896 digital media mobile IGP chipset, certified Vista Basic-ready by Microsoft and designed to provide users with unsurpassed visual clarity for notebooks and the new breed of ultra mobile devices.
The VIA VN896 chipset features the VIA Chrome9T HC integrated graphics processor (IGP) featuring a DirectX 9.0 3D accelerator for high performance and a 2D accelerator for productivity applications. The 3D graphics engine of the VN896 chipset offers the industry's only simultaneous usage of single-pass multitexturing and single-cycle trilinear filtering, providing stunning image quality without performance loss.