Press Release: VIA July Sales Results

Posted By Van Smith

Date: August 1, 2001

VIA Announces July Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, August 1, 2001 - VIA Technologies, Inc., the world's leading semiconductor fabless chipset, x86 processor and communication chip design company, today announced that its net sales for July 2001 were about NT$2.5 billion (US$72.9 million approximately).

Meanwhile, on a sequential basis, sales revenues from January to July 2001 were about NT$20.8 billion - an increase of 34.18% compared to 2000.

Net Sales   20011   20012   20001   20002   Change from '00 to '01
July   2,534,902   72,947   2,789,982   80,287   (9.14%)
January through July   20,846,628   599,903   15,536,726   447,100   34.18%

1In thousands of NT dollars

2In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$34.75)

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. is a leading fabless supplier of PC core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips. VIA delivers value to the PC industry by designing, marketing, and selling high-performance VIA Apollo core logic chipsets for the full range of PC platforms, as well as cost-effective VIA C3(tm) processors for Value PCs and Internet Appliances. Its customers include the world's top OEMs, mainboard manufacturers, and system integrators. VIA is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, at the center of the Greater China high-tech manufacturing engine, and has branch offices in the US, China and Europe. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE2388), and achieved annual revenues of nearly US$1 billion in 2000.

VIA Technologies, Inc

533 Chung Cheng Road 8F | Hsin Tien, Taipei | Taiwan

Tel: (8862) 2218-5452 | Fax: (8862) 2218-5453 | http://www.via.com.tw

VIA PR Contacts

US: Dan Havey International: Richard Brown

Phone: 1-512-493-8614 Phone: (886)-2-2218-5452 #6201

Email: dhavey@centtech.com Email: Richard_Brown@via.com.tw

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