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Via introduces 1W Eden processor for embedded applications

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Via is well known for low power CPUs, so it comes as no big surprise that the company will be offering a new Eden processor with a power consumtion of a mere Watt. The new CPU adopts the typical VIA V4 bus and 21mm × 21mm nanoBGA2 packaging as other Eden models, but sets itself apart offering a 500MHz core frequency at a power consumption of only 1W. It is meant for network applicances or embedded boards.

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Wow, a single watt. That's impressive.
 

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if i do my math right and please correct me if im wrong
this all possible if not already been testing
this is if they keep it at this rate

i dont mean the equal symbol literally, i dont know the key for equivlent mathmatical symbol

single core-
500mhz=1w
750mhz=1.5w
1ghz=2w
1.5ghz=2.5w
2ghz=3w
2.5ghz=3.5w
3ghz=4w
3.5ghz=4.5w
4ghz=5w
4.5ghz=5.5w
5ghz=6w
5.5ghz=6.5w
6ghz=7w
6.5ghz=7.5w
7ghz=8w

dual core-
or
even
quad core

again just a hypothetical situation if the 500mhz uses 1w

would be badass to see like a quad core cpu with each core rated at 7ghz only using 32w, that would be crazy but will also tie in with the explaination in sci-fi movies about their computers being smaller than small or maybe a technological advancment whoo hoo
 
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Well, the little math ins't that good really....

Watts Clock
1 - 500
x - 7000

x = 14 Watts
x = 07 Watts x 4 (cores at 3,5 ghz ) = 28Watts not bad..... It would be so great if things just worked that linear way....
But I think we will get there sometime (less than a 5 years maybe ?)
 

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Well, the little math ins't that good really....

Watts Clock
1 - 500
x - 7000

x = 14 Watts
x = 07 Watts x 4 (cores at 3,5 ghz ) = 28Watts not bad..... It would be so great if things just worked that linear way....
But I think we will get there sometime (less than a 5 years maybe ?)
it would:rolleyes:
 
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Sweet, wonder if it even needs a heat sink.
 
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Interesting point. For an embedded system, 2x 500Mhz (ie dual core) is probably preferred to 1 x 1Mhz.

Will require a heat sink. Passive.
 

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Wow, cell phones can definately use this proc for a much needed boost. Kudos Via.