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VIA Announces VX900 Chipset with Faster Graphics

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the new VIA VX900 media system processor, a full featured single chip solution that will be coupled with the latest VIA Nano-3000 Series processors to bring truly stunning video playback to the latest HD online video services.

"VIA's trail-blazing VX900 will bring welcome relief to those pining for the best view of HD video online," said Richard Brown, Vice President of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "The VIA VX900 represents the most complete solution for HD digital content consumption on the market today."

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:ohwell: woohoo?
 

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Dx9?
 
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Well, I'm sure VIA will offer something better when Intel does, as it's not as if Intel's Atom chipsets (or IGP) are any better.
 
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Where is the my VIA Netbook?

VIA have 2 problems.
They have superior chips that more power efficient and powerful than AMD Neo and Intels Atom for netbooks. But actually there is no netbook uses their chip. Specially their 3000 series CPU. I am ready to pay ~$800 for Via 3000 CPU'ed netbook but it doesn't exist.

The best netbook that I can find that uses 2000 series cpu, Samsung NC20 but sadly it has no HDMI output.

Also they doesn't release their GPU chip specs like AMD. Open source drivers sucks, proprietary drivers doesn't work well too...

So If VIA solve this 2 problem I definitely buy one...
 
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ive got an hp mini note 2133 with via inside to the max

just one word: DRIVERS!!!!!!


i like their hardware as it has always something like frankenstein when they par things that are not common found elsewhere but they should atleast work on one driver for all GPU's no matter system and yes Linux drivers are a big pain with via these days
 

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Why would you require more? These chips are not meant for gaming. Hardware video acceleration is wha tthey are about, HTPC's and such.
I understand that but why not at least dx10 doesn't via have dx10 cards? Dx9 is a pretty old standard now and soon I'm sure it and dx8 will be bin mates...