HP and VIA Launch New Commercial PC for China

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Beijing, China, 13 April 2007 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading

innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform
solutions, and HP today unveiled the HP Compaq dx2020, a highly energy
efficient commercial PC for the China market powered by the VIA C7-D
desktop processor.

Recognizing the need to modernize in order to be competitive on the
world stage, China’s enterprise sector is seeing rapid adoption of
computer technology. The HP Compaq dx2020 PC meets the needs of
businesses across the commercial spectrum, with the added assurance of
HP’s renowned manufacturing quality for greater system reliability and
lower maintenance costs.

Environmentally sustainable computing is a key element of system design.
Fully RoHS-compliant, the HP Compaq dx2020 features the power efficient
1.5GHz VIA C7-D processor, the world’s first carbon free processor with
a maximum power of just 20 watts for much lower electricity use than
traditional PCs, and has achieved certification by the CECP, the China
Government’s key energy rating agency, for its highly efficient

„It is vital that companies across China, not just in the largest
cities, gain access to the vast productivity, efficiency and online
resource benefits of IT and the Internet,“ said Wenchi Chen, President
and CEO, VIA Technologies, Inc. „The HP Compaq dx2020 represents a great
opportunity for many more Chinese businesses of all sizes to upgrade
their operations while minimizing their power costs and environmental
impact, and we are delighted that HP have selected the VIA C7-D desktop
processor to create this excellent value proposition.“

HP Compaq dx2020 Key Specifications

  • Processor:
    1.5GHz VIA C7-D Desktop Processor
  • Chipset:
    VIA CN700 Digital Media Chipset
  • Graphics:
    VIA UniChrome Pro II integrated graphics processor
  • Memory:
    Up to 1GB of DDR2 533 SDRAM
  • Hard Drive:
    7200rpm Serial ATA up to 160GB, up to 3GB/s data transfer
  • USB2.0:
    6 ports (2 at the front)
  • Networking:
    Fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps
  • Broadband LAN
  • Dimensions:
    36.7 x 17.5 x 42cm

Designed from the ground up for reliable commercial performance, the HP
Compaq dx2020 combines leading performance per watt with all the latest
PC technologies, including DDR2 system memory, Serial ATA hard drive,
and USB2.0 for 480Mb/s connections to bandwidth-hungry peripherals. The
VIA UniChrome Pro II integrated graphics processor features hardware
MPEG-2 video decoding acceleration for smooth DVD playback,
multi-channel audio and 128-bit 2D and 3D graphics engines for an
enhanced multimedia experience.

The stylish black chassis will fit into any smart office environment,
with two USB2.0 ports located at the front for easy user access, while
the inbuilt Ethernet port enables seamless broadband connectivity to
company networks or the Internet.

Companies can ensure their key data security with VIA StrongBox, an
application that utilizes the power of the military-grade VIA PadLock
Security Engine integrated within all VIA processors to encrypt the
storage of confidential information. The HP Compaq dx2020 is compatible
with the Microsoft Windows XP operating system.