VIA Announces October Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 1st November 2006 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for October 2006 of NT$1.51billion (US$45.31 million approximately).

This sales revenue represents a 9.43% month-on-month decrease over revenues of NT1.66 billion (US$50.03 million) in September 2006.

VIA October Sales Revenue

Net Sales 2006* 2006** 2005* 2005** Y-on-Y Change (%)
October 1,507,004 45,310 2,072,626 62,316 -27.29%
January through October 19,187,721 576,901 14,450,985 434,485 32.78%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 33.26)

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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