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VIA Announces First QuadCore Pico-ITX Board with 3D Display Capabilities

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-P910 Pico-ITX board, the first VIA board to feature the latest VIA VX11H MSP in combination with a VIA QuadCore E-Series processor. Providing superior performance and outstanding display capabilities, the VIA EPIA-P910 Pico-ITX provides the ideal platform for a wide array of next-generation ultra compact devices for applications in health-care, logistics, fleet management and other vertical market segments.

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Yes, yes YES. Now to find somewhere to buy it and some money to buy it with. YES!!
 

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+1 ^^

I want it too Frick, but I can only imagine how much it will cost! VIA will want a pretty penny for this baby. :banghead: I still want one though.. hehehe
 
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this reminds me of a turbo charged Raspberry Pi.
 

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I've always wondered what these are for. Can anyone enlighten me on both the business side and on the home side?

It does look pretty good and powerful for its size.
 

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I've always wondered what these are for. Can anyone enlighten me on both the business side and on the home side?

It does look pretty good and powerful for its size.
Well for home side you can build an x86 computer that fits inside your shoe, and that is pretty cool, very useful for various projects. It might not be that useful for home users though, except if you want to built a really tiny HTPC. I mean you can fit it in pretty much anything. I would LOVE to see a less powerful version, singlecore or dualcore at the most, loaded with SATA connectors. Tiny, yet powerful, server!
 
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Nice! Go VIA :rockout:

No reason things shouldn't be getting smaller ;)
 
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Any benchmarks of a 1 GHz E-series core?
 

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Well for home side you can build an x86 computer that fits inside your shoe, and that is pretty cool, very useful for various projects. It might not be that useful for home users though, except if you want to built a really tiny HTPC. I mean you can fit it in pretty much anything. I would LOVE to see a less powerful version, singlecore or dualcore at the most, loaded with SATA connectors. Tiny, yet powerful, server!
I did look up cases to see how they look to get an idea what all can go on these things and see a lil case mounted behind the screen. Pretty neat idea. Small size with less space taking up and you can still do alot with it.

Might just be something to play with in the future.
 
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the vga port needs to die already, why the hell do they keep using it.
 
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A lot of screens, including recent TVs, have a D-sub connector so it makes sense to use beside HDMI (more than DVI because that is basically HDMI without sound capabilities). The offiacial EOL date for the D-sub standard is 2014 IIRC, BTW.
 
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Nice!

I am still amazed how they still survive!
 
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Well for home side you can build an x86 computer that fits inside your shoe
I'd love to see the size of your shoes! :laugh:
 
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the vga port needs to die already, why the hell do they keep using it.
send me a dvi cable for my monitor and i'll quit using the "vga" port. :cool:
 

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Why use crappy x86 CPU with forced air cooling and that miniscule fan instead of quad core ARM that offers same performance with lower power consumption (and therefore no need for active cooling) ?
 

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I'd love to see the size of your shoes! :laugh:
US size 14 or 14.5. So yeah they'll fit. :)

Why use crappy x86 CPU with forced air cooling and that miniscule fan instead of quad core ARM that offers same performance with lower power consumption (and therefore no need for active cooling) ?
I rather have x86 actually. Depending a bit on what you're doing, but you can do more with x86 usually. A bit easier to deal with.