VIA Announces September Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 1st October 2003 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for September 2003 of NT$2.05 billion (US$60.8 million approximately).

On a sequential basis, this monthly sales revenue represents a 14.4% increase over August ‘s figure of NT$1.79 billion (US$53.1 million approximately).

VIA’s third quarter revenue totaled NT$5.50 billion (US$163.02 million approximately), representing a 36.2% increase over the second quarter revenue of NT$4.04 billion (US$119.7 million approximately).

VIA September Sales Revenue

Net Sales
2003*
2003**
2002*
2002**
Y-on-Y Change (%)
September
2,051,796
60,794
2,109,940
62,517
-2.76 %
January through September
15,215,414
450,827
18,488,414
547,805
-17.70%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 33.955)

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. www.via.com.tw.

VIA Technologies, Inc.