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VIA Announces P4M800 Pro Chipset

VIA Technologies announced the VIA P4M800 Pro chipset for the mainstream and entry-level PC markets.

Designed to support a full range of Intel Pentium 4 and Intel Celeron processors with an FSB of up to 800MHz, the VIA P4M800 Pro also supports a choice of DDR2-533/400 memory modules as well as DDR-400/333/266 SDRAM. The chipset´s multimedia features include the integrated S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro IGP core with outputs to CRT, LCD and standard definition TV, and support for 1080p HDTV with a compatible TV-Out or DVI encoder.

Combined with the VIA VT8237R South Bridge, the VIA P4M800 Pro offers native Serial ATA and V-RAID support (RAID 0, 1, 0+1), VIA Vinyl Audio, and Gigabit Ethernet with the VIA Velocity controller.

The VIA P4M800 Pro is currently shipping worldwide, so motherboards featuring the chipset are expected to be available soon.


  • Support for the latest Intel Pentium 4 Processors
  • Supports 800/533MHz FSB
  • Supports up to 16GB DDR2 or DDR Memory
  • V-Link 533MB/sec North/South Bridge interconnect
  • AGP 8X/4X
  • Integrated S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro
  • Optimized Unified Memory Architecture (UMA)
  • 200MHz Graphics Engine Clock with separated 128-bit data paths
  • 128-bit 2D and 3D Graphics Engine
  • Chromotion CE Video Display Engine
    • MPEG-2 Decoder
    • Video Deblocking
    • Adaptive De-Interlace
    • Full HDTV support up to 1080p
  • Two 8-bit Video Capture Ports
  • Three 12-bit Digital Video Ports for connection to TV out, Video Capture In, and external TMDS transmitter
  • Support for Microsoft DirectX 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 and Open GL support
  • Support for VIA Vinyl Audio
  • Serial ATA support for up to 4 devices
  • Integrated V-RAID with RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, and JBOD (SATA) support
  • Parallel ATA133/100/66 support for up to 4 devices
  • Support for up to 8 USB 2.0/USB 1.1 ports
  • Support for VIA Velocity Gigabit Ethernet companion controller & Integrated 10/100 Fast Ethernet
  • Advanced System Power Management Support

Source: VIA Technologies

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