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SiS Welcomes the World to Computex Taipei 2004

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Taipei, Taiwan, June 01, 2004- Computex Taipei 2004 promises be the biggest and best ever, and is now officially the world’s 2nd largest computer exhibition! SiS welcomes you to Hall1, Booth D008 from June 01~June 05, 2004 to check out our broad range of new Computing, Consumer electronics and Communications products incorporating SiS technology. On display will be PCI Express chipsets for desktop, live Athlon™64 discrete and integrated solution, the latest WLAN 802.11a/b/g solution and our IA SoC for the consumer market.

Leading in PCI Express, DDR-2 667 and Dual Gigabit Ethernet technologies
SiS has built its reputation as a designer of core logic chipsets featuring the latest technology for the desktop PC and notebook markets. SiS will be featuring complete live demo platforms utilizing the latest PCI Express technology for vendors and customers to see the future of the PC I/O interface in person. On display will be the SiS656/965 for the Pentium® 4 platform, featuring the PCI Express x16 and PCI Express x1 interface that promises to revolutionize graphics technology by providing twice the bandwidth of the current AGP standard. As well, the SiS656 demo will feature the world’s only working sample of dual-channel DDR2-667 and today’s most exciting technologies: dual Gigabit Ethernet function. Also on display will be numerous motherboards from top motherboard makers Asus, ASRock, and Gigabyte utilizing the brand new SiS965 and SiS965L South Bridge chipsets that offer vendors more choices for introducing PCI Express to their customers: the SiS965 and SiS965L can be paired with the latest PCI Express supporting SiS656/SiS756 chipset for Intel® and AMD™ platform, or a mature, market proven SiS North Bridge for the integrated Athlon™64 market, SiS will have a live demo of our SiS760, the highest graphic performing, most reliable integrated solution with Local Frame Buffer feature for Athlon™64 on the market. Also on the AMD™ side will be a live demo of the SiS755FX running a 64-bit OS and a 64-bit beta version of Unreal Tournament to show off the raw graphic processing power of the Athlon™64.

The smallest, lightest and least power consumption WLAN Chip
SiS wireless products have been redefining the fast-changing WLAN industry, with the first USB2.0 compatible 802.11 b/g WLAN controllers, in addition to being the smallest, lightest and least power consuming on the market. SiS offers a complete range of wireless products for different market needs, including the SiS163 (802.11b/g) and of course the newest SiS165, the first MAC to support 802.11 a/b/g and 802.11h wireless standards! A display area will feature successful market-available WLAN dongles utilizing the SiS163 from Cameo、CNet、CC&C、Globalsuntech Sun、Xinetron and Astarte

Consumer technologies on Portable DVD, GPS and VoD
On the consumer technologies side of the industry, the SiS550 IA solution is used in such diverse products as portable DVD players and GPS units from Billionton, and VoD by Puretek. As the demand for digital TV grows, and computer and home entertainment technologies converge, expect SiS IA solutions to become an integral part of this fast changing industry.

"With cutting-edge engineering and advanced design across the technological spectrum, SiS is proud to offer our vendors and customers a broad range of PC, notebook, WLAN and IA products that allow people to enjoy a better lifestyle" said Daniel Chen, President and CEO of SiS. "The world is coming to Computex, and we welcome everyone to check out our vision of the future of technology."