VIA Technologies has announced the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX motherboard, immediately available worldwide. The motherboard allows DIY enthusiasts to custom build home desktop and media center PCs.
Featuring a 1.4GHz VIA Nano X2 dual-core processor and the VIA VX900 unified all-in-one media system processor, the VE-900 Mini-ITX motherboard delivers a platform that offers HD video performance up to 1080p. The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX also supports high fidelity surround sound through the VIA VT1708S HD audio codec which delivers stereo 24-bit resolution and up to 192kHz sample rates and adds HDMI support.
The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX motherboard, measuring 17cm by 17cm, pairs a 1.4GHz 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 hardware acceleration for the latest VC1, H.264, MPEG-2 and WMV9 HD formats.