VIA Announces December Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 2nd January 2006 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for December 2005 of NT$2.29 billion (US$69.83 million approximately).

On a sequential basis, this monthly sales revenue represents a 4.00% decrease from November’s figure of NT$2.39 billion (US$72.73 million approximately).

VIA December Sales Revenue

Net Sales
2005*
2005**
2004*
2004**
Y-on-Y Change (%)
December
2293768
69,826
1,574,051
47,916
45.72%
January through December 19,134,068 582,468 19,373,225 589,748 -1.23%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars ( conversion US$1 = NT$ 32.85)

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. (TSE 2388) is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, low power x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia, networking and storage silicon, and complete platform solutions that are driving system innovation in the PC and embedded markets. 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, motherboard vendors and system integrators. www.via.com.tw.

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