VIA VIA VE-900 a combo motherboard and CPU for only 89$

VIA is playing with the price string again, with the announcement of the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard targeting digital home media or HTPC.

The VIA VIA VE-900 is a combo of a mini ITX mainboard along with an integrated 1.4GHz VIA Nano X2 dual core CPU and cappable of running a Full-HD video at 1080p resolution thanks to the ChromotionHD 2.0 video engine technology also there is a HDMI and VGA ports, so with this one you can manage to builde a small form factor PC for not more than 250$ !

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Press Release:
VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX delivers stunning multimedia performance. Ideal affordable platform for enthusiasts and modder innovation.Featuring a high-performance 1.4GHz VIA Nano™ X2 dual core processor and the VIA VX900 unified all-in-one media system processor, the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard delivers a highly optimized platform that boasts stunning HD video performance of the most demanding video formats at resolutions of up to 1080p. The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX also supports high fidelity surround sound through the VIA VT1708S HD audio codec which delivers amazing stereo 24-bit resolution and up to 192kHz sample rates and adds HDMI support in a compact, power-efficient package."November 6th marked the 10 year anniversary of the Mini-ITX form factor which spurred a revolution in the modding community," said Richard Brown, Vice President of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "The VIA VE-900 delivers an affordable, high performance Mini-ITX mainboard that will spur a new wave of inspiration and innovation in the next generation of enthusiasts."

VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX desktop board
The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard, measuring 17cm, x 17cm, pairs a 1.4 GHz VIA Nano™ X2 CPU with the VIA VX900 MSP. In addition to enabling support for up to 8GB of DDR3 system memory, the VIA VX900 MSP features the latest ChromotionHD 2.0 video engine, boasting comprehensive hardware acceleration for the latest VC1, H.264, MPEG-2 and WMV9 HD formats at screen resolutions of up to 1080p without incurring a heavy CPU load. Display connectivity support includes onboard HDMI and VGA.


Rear panel I/O includes a Gigabit LAN port, HDMI port, VGA port, four USB 2.0 ports, one PS/2 K/B and M/S port, one serial port and three audio jacks for line-out/in/Mic-in. An onboard PCI slot is accompanied with 2 SATA pin headers, four USB 2.0 ports and LPT support.


Pricing and availability:
The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard is currently available from the VIA Online store for US$89. To order your VIA VE-900Mini-ITX board please visit: http://store.viatech.com
VIA VIA VE-900 a combo motherboard and CPU for only 89$ VIA VIA VE-900 a combo motherboard and CPU for only 89$ Reviewed by Maherr Live on Monday, November 14, 2011 Rating: 5