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VIA and Systemax goes low power

by on03 August 2007

With the C7-D

VIA has joined forces with U.S. PC manufacturer Systemax to built a low power PC for the U.S. market based around its C7-D processor. The system will be using a 1.5GHz C7-D and a VIA pc2500G motherboard.

The motherboard features 2 PCI slots, integrated VIA UniChrome Pro II graphics, onboard 5.1-channel audio, 10/100Mbit Ethernet, two SATA and two IDE connectors and two memory slots for DDR2 memory.

There will be two SKUs, the most basic one retailing for US$299.99 and it comes with 512MB of 533MHz DDR2 memory and an 80GB SATA hard drive, as well as Windows XP Home and a 16x DVD-ROM drive and 90 days warranty.

The $399.99 version comes with Windows XP Pro and a CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive, which seems like quiet a price premium to us.

You can read the full press release here

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