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HP and VIA Launch New Commercial PC for China

VIA Technologies and HP have unveiled the HP Compaq dx2020, a highly energy efficient commercial PC for the China market powered by the VIA C7-D desktop processor. Recognizing the need to modernize in order to be competitive on the world stage, China's enterprise sector is seeing rapid adoption of computer technology. The HP Compaq dx2020 PC meets the needs of businesses across the commercial spectrum, with the added assurance of HP's renowned manufacturing quality for greater system reliability and lower maintenance costs.

Environmentally sustainable computing is a key element of system design. Fully RoHS-compliant, the HP Compaq dx2020 features the power efficient 1.5GHz VIA C7-D processor, the world's first carbon free processor with a maximum power of just 20 watts for much lower electricity use than traditional PCs, and has achieved certification by the CECP, the China Government's key energy rating agency, for its highly efficient operation.

HP Compaq dx2020 Key Specifications:
- Processor: 1.5GHz VIA C7-D Desktop Processor;
- Chipset: VIA CN700 Digital Media Chipset;
- Graphics: VIA UniChrome Pro II integrated graphics processor;
- Memory: Up to 1GB of DDR2 533 SDRAM;
- Hard Drive: 7200rpm Serial ATA up to 160GB, up to 3GB/s data transfer;
- USB2.0: 6 ports (2 at the front);
- Networking: Fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps Broadband LAN;
- Dimensions: 36.7 x 17.5 x 42cm.

Designed from the ground up for reliable commercial performance, the HP Compaq dx2020 combines leading performance per watt with all the latest PC technologies, including DDR2 system memory, Serial ATA hard drive, and USB2.0 for 480Mb/s connections to bandwidth-hungry peripherals. The VIA UniChrome Pro II integrated graphics processor features hardware MPEG-2 video decoding acceleration for smooth DVD playback, multi-channel audio and 128-bit 2D and 3D graphics engines for an enhanced multimedia experience.

The stylish black chassis will fit into any smart office environment, with two USB2.0 ports located at the front for easy user access, while the inbuilt Ethernet port enables seamless broadband connectivity to company networks or the Internet.



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