• 1.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-Series dual-core processor
  • Supports up to 4GB 1066 DDR3 SDRAM
  • DX9 graphics with MPEG-2/WMV9/VC-1/H.264 decoding acceleration
  • Display interface for VGA, supporting resolutions of up to 2048 x 1536, and one 18/24-bit dual-channel LVDS panel
  • Supports four USB 2.0 and two mini USB ports


VIA ETX-8X90 ETX® Module

The VIA ETX-8X90 is a highly-integrated embedded multimedia module with native ISA/PCI support for legacy expansion cards and applications. Powered by a 1.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-Series dual core processor and VIA VX900 MSP, the VIA ETX-8X90 offers industry-leading processing and multimedia performance and provides an easy upgrade path for existing ETX device – making it an ideal platform for a myriad of embedded system design applications including medical, test and measurement, industrial automation and transportation.


Measuring 114mm x 95mm, the VIA ETX-8X90 complies with the ETX (Embedded Technology eXtended) computer-on-module form factor industry standard and offers multiple connectivity and expansion options.

VIA ETX-8X90 ETX Module


The VIA ETX-8X90 is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7 and WES 7, as well as most popular Linux distributions. A wide range of software development tools are available, including the VIA Smart ETK.

Starter Kits

To speed up development times, customers can take advantage of the VIA ETX-8X90 Starter Kit, including a multi-I/O evaluation carrier board. Customers also have the option of utilizing VIA’s extensive technical support to develop their own custom baseboard.


ETX Module

Get the PDF version of the ETX-8X90 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameETX-8X90
Processor1.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-Series
ChipsetVIA VX900 Media System Processor
BIOSAMI BIOS, 8Mbit Flash memory
System Memory1 DDR3 1066 SODIMM slot
Up to 4GB memory size
StorageUp to 2 SATA or 2 EIDE (master mode only)
GraphicsIntegrated VIA C-9 HD DX9 3D/2D graphics with MPEG-2, WMV9, VC-1 and H.264 video decoding acceleration
LANRealtek RTL8139DL 10/100Mbps Ethernet controller
Audio1 HD audio digital interface
Super I/OFintek F71869ED
Supported Expansion I/O2 PCI
Left Panel I/O2 SATA connectors (1 optional)
2 Mini USB 2.0
1 Micro SD card slot
1 Audio pin header for Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in
Supported I/O4 USB 2.0 ports
1 Dual-channel 18-bit/24-bit LVDS panel
1 10/100M Ethernet
2 IDE (master mode only)
1 SMbus
1 I2C
1 ISA (not support DMA transfer)
Operating SystemWindows® 7, WES 7, Windows® CE, Linux
System Monitoring and ManagementCPU temperature reading, CPU fan speed reading, System voltage monitoring, Watchdog Timer, Wake-on-LAN, System power management, AC power failure recovery
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Form Factor114 mm x 95 mm (4.45" x 3.7")
ComplianceETX 3.02, compact module


ETX-8X90 Documentation

Quick Guidev1.042019-04-10
User Manualv1.042019-04-08


ETX-8X90 Ordering Information

Part NumberCPUDescription
10GAB12A000201.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-SeriesETX Board with 1.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-Series CPU with VGA, LVDS, 4 USB 2.0, 2 Mini USB 2.0, COM, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, SATA, 2 IDE, 2 PCI, Micro SD card slot, ATX power connector
STK-E8X90-00A01.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-SeriesETX-8X90 Starter Kit
STK-E8X90-01A01.2GHz VIA Nano® X2 E-SeriesETX-8X90 Starter Kit with Panel

ETX-8X90 Accessories

Part NumberDescription
ETXDB1ETX-8X90 evaluation carrier board
99G42-01381QHeatsink with fan for ETX-8X90 (with ETXDB1)
99G42-01390QHeat spreader for ETX-8X90 (with ETXDB1)
99G42-01469QHeat Spreader for ETX-8X90

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