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VIA launches Nano X2 E-Series low power chips

Chip maker VIA has unveiled a new version of its Nano X2 processor called the VIA Nano X2 E-Series. It’s a dual core 64-bit chip designed for embedded systems. In other words, you probably won’t find the E-Series in a netbook or tablet anytime soon, but it could be used in televisions, set-top-boxes, point-of-sales systems […]

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VIA ARTiGo A1100 nettop reviewed

While the nettop space is currently dominated by small, low power desktop computers with Intel Atom processors, Atom isn’t the only game in town. There are a handful of small form factor desktops with AMD chips, and earlier this year VIA introduced the ARTigo A1100 PC with a  low power VIA Nano processor. SlashGear has […]

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VIA introduces dual core Nano processor

VIA’s Nano processors haven’t exactly revolutionized the mobile computing space, but the low power Nano chipset has been available to PC makers looking for an alternative to Intel’s Atom platform for the past year or so. This week at Computex, VIA is showing off the next-generation Nano chip, with a dual core processor. The VIA […]

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VIA ART-3000: Embedded PC or nettop?

VIA is marketing its new ART-3000 mini-PC as an embedded solution for industrial and commercial purposes. But you know what? This little guy has enough oomph to function halfway decently as a low power, small form factor desktop. Or as SlashGear points out, you could use it as the basis for a carputer, thanks to […]