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VIA Annouces the PT890 Chipset
Posted on 7-Apr-2006 08:50 by H Willan. | Tags Filed under: News.



VIA technologies is announcing their next mainboard chipset, the PT890. VIA heralds the chipshet as part of their Windows Vista ready core logic solutions.

The chipset is coupled with their VIA VT8237A south bridge and is linked together by their VIA V-Link interface with transfer rates of up to 533MB/s. The south bridge offers VIA Vinyl 8 channel audio 32bit/192Khz, up to 8 high-speed USB2.0 ports and 10/100Mbps Ethernet.

The board supports up to 1066Mhz front side bus (FSB) and either DDR or DDR2 memory. This memory choice is made by board manufacturers.

Integrated video can be configured with the S3 Chrome S25/S27 GPUs. With output for all formats of HDTV, even up to 1080p and the S3 Chromotion hardware acceleration, the GPU can deliver stutter-free full frame video.

With one x16 PCI Express video card interface, users can opt to have their own video card.

One x1 PCI Express slot also allows for users wanting to use gigabit Ethernet or an HDTV tuner card.

  • PT890 chipset
  • 1066Mhz FSB
  • DDR/DDR2 memory support
  • VT8237A south brige
  • Integrated audio by VIA Vinyl (32bit/192Khz)
  • Up to 8 high-speed USB2.0 ports
  • Integrated 10/100Mbps Ethernet
  • Integrated video by S3 Chrome S25/S27 GPU
  • x16 PCI Express for off board video
  • x1 PCI Express for add on cards, Gigabit Ethernet or HDTV tuner





  • More information: http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/chipsets/p4...

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