1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

VIA Announces The Nano Processor

VIA

Published on 29 May 2008 08:22 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in VIA
Comment On This Article

Two days ago VIA had announced the OpenBook UMPC reference design and today they are now announcing a new series of processors that is based upon their Isaiah architecture. The VIA Nano will be running up against Intel's recently announced Atom processors.

The VIA Nano processor series are 64-bit and operate between 1.0GHz and 1.8GHz. All of the Nano CPUs are built on a 65nm process and their idle power ranges from 100 to 500 mW. The Nano processors do ship with VIA's PadLock Security Engine for dual quantum random number generators, an AES Encryption Engine, NX bit, and SHA-1 and SHA-256 hashing.

More information on the VIA Nano can be read here as well as the press release.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Rosewill RS-MI-01: An Ultra Low-Cost Mini-ITX Chassis
  2. D-Link DCS-2330L HD Wireless Network Camera
  3. Gigabyte AM1M-S2H
  4. AMD's New Athlon/Semprons Give Old Phenom CPUs A Big Run For The Money
Latest Linux Articles
  1. The Performance Of Fedora 20 Updated
  2. Clang Fights GCC On AMD's Athlon AM1 APU With Jaguar Cores
  3. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Oracle Linux vs. CentOS vs. openSUSE
  4. How Much Video RAM Is Needed For Catalyst R3 Graphics?
Latest Linux News
  1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic
  2. Intel Is Launching An Interesting Bay Trail NUC Next Week
  3. Another X.Org EVoC Proposed For OpenGL 4+ Tests
  4. The Best Features Coming With Qt 5.3
  5. Red Hat's RHEL7 RC ISO Is Now Publicly Available
  6. Nuclear Dawn Seems To Run Fine On AMD Linux
  7. KDE 4.14 Release Schedule Published
  8. GCC 4.9.0 Released, Brings Many Compiler Features
  9. OpenSSL Forked By OpenBSD Into LibreSSL
  10. GNOME Has Big Plans For Its Maps Application
  11. NVIDIA Will Soon Probably Introduce OpenCL 1.2 Linux Support
  12. Google Is Financing A Lot Of Great Open-Source Work This Summer
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd
  2. The Most Amazing OpenGL Tech Demo In 64kb
  3. Script for Fan Speed Control
  4. Torvalds Is Unconvinced By LTO'ing A Linux Kernel
  5. ReactOS Working On A Community Windows OS
  6. Suggestions about how to make a Radeon HD 7790 work decently?
  7. The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money
  8. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers