VIA announced the new P710-HD, a HD expansion module for VIA’s EPIA-P710 Pico-ITXe board. The P710-HD features 4300E embedded graphics processor from S3 Graphics offering High Definition video playback with a low power consumption. It has 256MB dedicated GDDR 2 on-board memory.
VIA P710-HD supports dual DVI and HDMI as well as S-Video outputs at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600. The 4300E of the P710-D is fully compatible with Blu-ray Disk technology with codec support including WMV9 HD, MPEG-2 HD, VC-1, H.264 and AVS. It’s also fully DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 2.1 compliant. The P710-HD uses SUMIT connectors.