VIA today announced the VIA K8M890 core logic chipset featuring the new S3 Graphics DeltaChrome Integrated Graphics Processor core designed to meet the requirements Windows Vista operating system.
Enabling support for DirectX 9.0 and Pixel Shader 2.0 for high quality video processing, the VIA K8M890 also boasts the Chromotion Video Display Engine for enhanced visual output, extensive display support including all HDTV output formats up to 1920x1080p, advanced 2D/3D graphics capabilities, comprehensive de-interlace support and DuoView for enhanced productivity and presentation capabilities.
The VIA K8M890 also supports PCI Express x16 discrete graphics cards to allow for flexible designs for system builders looking to cover multiple market segments with a single motherboard design.
Featuring the Ultra V-Link bus, the VIA K8M890 combines with the latest VIA South Bridges, including the recently introduced VIA VT8251, to create a full specification platform with high end digital media capabilities including VIA Vinyl HD Audio.
The VIA K8M890 chipset is available now and boards featuring the chipset will be available from motherboard manufacturers in Q4 of this year.