Via VT8237

Introduced: 2003-07-02

Description: South bridge for Via chipsets, and the Ultra V-Link interface. Succeeds the vt8235 south bridge.

Supports 6 PCI slots, 8 USB 2.0 ports, 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet, 2 S-ATA ports, 2 P-ATA ports, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, JBOD (SATA) and Via "Vinyl" audio 6 channel audio.
The predecessor, VT8235, was identical, except for the S-ATA support.
The VT8237CE, launched in 04-Q1, adds Ultra V-Link support for 1 GB/s connections to the North Bridge. An updated VT8237s with SATA-II support (3gb/s) will launch in Q3 2006.

Type: Chipsets (South Bridges) [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Released

Quick Specs

North bridge connection8X V-Link (533MB/sec) (CE: 1 GB/s)
USB8x USB2.0
SoundAC97, 6 ch
Ethernet10/100
Legacy I/OVT1211 needed
PCI6 Masters
ATA2x S-ATA 150, 2x P-ATA 133

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2006-06-18 VIA 2006 Chipset Roadmap:  New AMD and Intel chipsets coming from VIA DailyTech [rm]

2005-02-01 Via Pentium 4 chipsets show Eastern promise The Inquirer [rm]

2005-02-01 VIA unveils PT series PCIe chipsets for Intel P4 platform DigiTimes [rm]

2004-09-24 VIA K8T890 - Bringing PCI Express to the AMD64 Platform Via [rm]

2004-01-31 VIA Picks up the Pieces: AGP and PCI Express on 2004 Roadmap AnandTech [rm]

2004-01-08 2004 looks rosier for Via on chipset front The Inquirer [rm]

2003-09-02 Via claims pole position for Athlon 64 chips The Inquirer [rm]

2003-07-02 VIA VT8237 South Bridge Via [rm]

2003-07-02 VIA Launches VT8237 South Bridge, Driving Serial ATA and RAID into the Mainstream Market Via [rm]

2003-07-02 Via confirms 8237 South Bridge The Inquirer [rm]

2002-09-16 Via VT8235 South Bridge Via [rm]

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