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VIA and Mecer announce Education PC for Southern Africa
Press release, July 10; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 10 July 2007]

VIA Technologies and Mecer, a PC maker in South Africa, announced the new Mecer Education PC powered by the 1.5GHz VIA C7-D desktop processor.

Leveraging the energy efficiency of the VIA C7-D processor, ideally suited for Africa's straining electricity infrastructure, the Mecer Education PC is available at an assortment of major retail stores in Southern Africa and is compatible with a variety of operating systems, according to the companies.

Mecer Education PC major specifications




1.5GHz VIA C7-D desktop processor


VIA CN700 digital media IGP chipset


VIA UniChrome Pro 2 integrated 3D/2D graphics processor with hardware MPEG-2 decoding acceleration


Up to 2GB of DDR2 400/533 SDRAM

Source: Companies, compiled by Digitimes, July 2007

Mecer Education PC

Mecer Education PC
Photo: Companies

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