VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II

VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II

The S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro II is a DirectX 7 (without T&L) onboard graphics solution (shared memory) of VIA for laptops with VIA C7-M CPU and VX700 North-Bridge, which is intended for office applications and hardly suited for 3D games. There is no Aero support.

The 128-bit 3D graphic core offers hardware DirectX 7 support but without Transform & Lightning (T&L) unit. Two pixel pipelines are able to render two textures per turn with a triangle rate of up to 4.5 million triangles. The pixel filling rate is up to 200 million pixels per second (texel up to 400 millions).

The difference to Unichrome Pro is not precise and partially the Unichrome Pro II is declared as Unichrome Pro. 

Inserted in the chipsets: VX7000

Due to the missing pixel shaders (DX9) the video card can not represent Aero Glass of Windows Vista.

S3G UniChrome Pro Series
S3G UniChrome Pro II @ 200 MHz
S3G UniChrome Pro 1/2 cores
Pipelines / Pixel- / Vertexshader
Core Speed *200 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
kein eigener Speicher
DirectXDirectX 7
Featuresvideo acceleration, dual monitor support, video de-blocking, video capture ports
Date of Announcement01.10.2006
InformationOpen source Linux drivers at,
Link to Manufacturer Page
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.


3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 61     avg: 61 (0%)     median: 61 (0%)     max: 61 Points
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 1018     avg: 1018 (1%)     median: 1018 (1%)     max: 1018 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

high 1024x768
19  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List
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Notebook reviews with VIA S3G UniChrome Pro II graphics card

Elonex SlimNote: VIA Nano U2500, 13.3", 1 kg
  External Review » Elonex SlimNote

Elonex Webbook: VIA Nano U2500, 10", 1.3 kg
  External Review » Elonex Webbook

Elonex Websurfer: VIA C7-M C7-M-1200, 7", 0.7 kg
  External Review » Elonex Websurfer

Packard Bell EasyNote XS20: VIA C7-M C7-M-1200, 7", 1 kg
  External Review » Packard Bell EasyNote XS20

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Playable games for each graphics card and their average FPS results.

Class 1
Radeon RX 580
Class 2
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Class 4
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)