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[Via] VIA to introduce 65nm CPU

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Next-Generation VIA Isaiah x86 Processor Architecture
The new VIA Isaiah Architecture combines substantial increases in performance and functionality with leading power efficiency

The VIA Isaiah Architecture is a new x86 processor architecture that will deliver significant boosts to the functionality and performance of desktop, mobile and ultra mobile PCs while minimizing power requirements, saving on battery life and enabling ultra compact system designs.

Designed from the ground up by the company's US-based processor design subsidiary, Centaur Technology Inc., the VIA Isaiah Architecture combines all the latest advances in x86 processor technology, including a 64-bit superscalar speculative out-of-order microarchitecture, high-performance multimedia computation, and a new virtual machine architecture.

The first generation of Isaiah-based products will be pin-compatible with the VIA C7 processor family and use the proven 65 nanometer technology for greater power efficiency to ensure the best performance per watt on the market.
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glad to see the other underdog to catch up a bit
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There was also a post about it being able to run Crysis...on something like 7 watts?
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There was also a post about it being able to run Crysis...on something like 7 watts?
very possible

hmm. i found some info on wikipedia.

* Codename CN.
* x86-64 instructions architecture
* 65nm or 45nm manufacturing process
* 25W TDP at 2.0GHz
* V4 bus speed of 800MHz~1333MHz
* Support for ECC
* Virtualization technology (Using Intel implementation: Intel VT)
* 64KB L1 cache and 1MB L2 cache, exclusive
they are also expected to shrink it down to 45nm, and possibly add another core
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wow this sounds pretty nice!
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These would be great to be implemented in laptops such as the EEE PC and similar, as these would give OUTSTANDING battery life...with not too bad performance either...Crysis's minimum is a P4 2.8Ghz, so for something like that at 20w...
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i would like to see this processor along with a VIA board and Chipset, with their new DX10.1 video card, the S3 chrome 430 GT. it scores about 300 points higher then the HD 3450 on 3dmark 06.
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Posted a few times now... Isaiah was announced last month.
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Yes But Does Anyone Care?

These Would Be Helpfull For Building " Green" Desktops/ Servers , but i think most of us a too greedy for it... They would make a sweet folding farm too
    
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Yes But Does Anyone Care?

These Would Be Helpfull For Building " Green" Desktops/ Servers , but i think most of us a too greedy for it... They would make a sweet folding farm too
Yes PEOPLE CARE... "Green" desktop servers is not the only use for them, if it provides decent enough performance, this can be used for HTPC's, Carcomputers, among other uses...
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So would this be able to run a x64 OS?
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