VIA Announces December Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 3rd January 2005 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for December 2004 of NT$1.57 billion (US$49.64 million approximately).

On a sequential basis, this monthly sales revenue represents a 3.21% increase over November’s figure of NT$1.53 billion (US$48.10 million approximately).

VIA December Sales Revenue

Net Sales
2004*
2004**
2003*
2003**
Y-on-Y Change (%)
December
1,574,051
49,639
1,540,747
48,589
2.16%
January through December
19,373,225
610,950
20,386,310
642,898
-4.97%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 31.71)

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.

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