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Author: PV5150
Source: VIA

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Official Press Release

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that the VIA K8M890 and the VIA P4M900 chipsets have passed the Microsoft® Windows VistaT 32bit/64bit Basic logo tests, enabling customers get ready for Vista with confidence.

This certification means that customers will enjoy the assuredness of digitally signed drivers and the ability to update drivers distributed via Windows® update. The testing involved in the certification program also confirms trouble-free installation of Windows Vista, including Ultimate, Enterprise, Business, Home Premium and Home Basic editions.

In addition, the Microsoft Windows Vista Basic logo verifies that the VIA K8M890 and VIA P4M900 chipsets support functions that take advantage of some of the latest Windows installations, guaranteeing a secure, reliable and stable experience with the new operating system.

The VIA K8M890 and VIA P4M900 North Bridges both feature the VIA Chrome9T IGP (Integrated Graphics Processor) core which provides DirectX® 9.0 graphics support with hardware pixel shaders, supported by a WDDM driver for Microsoft Windows Vista. Both chipsets also offer support for the latest PCI Express add-in graphics cards, giving SIs and OEMs unparalleled flexibility to provide systems for a wide range of market segments.

"VIA is very pleased to have both an AMD IGP chipset and an Intel IGP chipset achieve this certification," commented Chewei Lin, Vice President of Product Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "This gives our customers confidence in building Vista ready systems for either platform."

The VIA P4M900 chipset supports up to 1066MHz FSB Intel® processors including the latest Intel CoreT2 Extreme processors, as well as support for up to 667MHz DDR2 memory. The VIA K8M890 chipset supports the full range of AMD Athlon64T and AMD SempronT processors, including those supporting the latest AM2 socket.

Both chipsets feature the Ultra V-Link bus for connecting to VIA's feature rich range of South Bridge chips including the VT8251 which supports high fidelity VIA Vinyl HD audio codecs featuring up to 24-bit/192KHz audio resolutions and up to eight audio channels.

Product Availability and Pricing


The VIA K8M890 chipset is available now. Boards featuring the chipset are available from all the world's leading motherboard manufacturers. To learn more about the VIA K8M890 chipset please visit the VIA website here

The VIA P4M900 chipset is available now. Boards featuring the chipset will be available from all the world's leading motherboard manufacturers in late Q4 2006. To learn more about the VIA P4M900 chipset please visit the VIA website here

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06-12-2006, 12:31:51

FragTek
Wow what a freakin' moron... People will do anything to try and better an eBay auction won't they? I think most people will be smart enough to realize that there is no such thing as a 5.6ghz P4, we can only hope.

06-12-2006, 12:56:50

GrimReaper

Wow what a freakin' moron... People will do anything to try and better an eBay auction won't they? I think most people will be smart enough to realize that there is no such thing as a 5.6ghz P4, we can only hope.



there is always some people who get suckered into deals like this :p

06-12-2006, 13:01:51

Toxcity
What a [IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG][IMG]http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/oc3d_gfx/smilies/cussing.gif[/IMG]!

I hate people like that! I would prefer to go to PC world than eBay for my PC parts! :sleep:

06-12-2006, 14:34:01

Ares210
I think its 5.6 together. As in one core at like 3 each and there just being retarded about it.

06-12-2006, 14:42:41

nathan
but if there were 100 cores, they would all still be running at 2.6........

06-12-2006, 15:12:17

ionicle
it would just be 100 core's each at 2.6 GHz ....making 2.6GHz x100, not 2600GHz

06-12-2006, 15:13:32

equk
I've noticed loads of those auctions on ebay :(

6ghz core2duo etc.

They must be dumb enough to add the 2 cores together. Bit of false advertising, but I bet there are some people on ebay dumb enough to think they are getting a 6ghz cpu lol

also look at this one I was watching today:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250056942326

cheap k800i? :) :D

06-12-2006, 16:07:18

ai_01
Idiot!

07-12-2006, 05:03:38

nathan
[QUOTE=equk]I've noticed loads of those auctions on ebay :(

6ghz core2duo etc.

They must be dumb enough to add the 2 cores together. Bit of false advertising, but I bet there are some people on ebay dumb enough to think they are getting a 6ghz cpu lol

also look at this one I was watching today:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250056942326

cheap k800i? :) :D[/QUOTE]


has been removed... ebay actually doing some policing, makes a change!

07-12-2006, 09:39:35

nepas
my friend bought a pc from them,what a set of morons.
when it arrived a week late half the things that he was supposed to get werent there
it all arrivrd in one big box with all the component boxes inside, half of them were empty
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