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VIA Nano Processor Brings Higher Performance to Media Servers

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announces the VIA VB8002 Mini-ITX board targeted at media server markets. The VIA VB8002 brings the superior performance efficiency of the VIA Nano processor to consumer-focused server products that require the right blend of power efficiency and raw processing performance.

The VIA VB8002 Mini-ITX board continues VIA's drive into compact, power-efficient multimedia server markets and is designed to meet the needs of consumers who not only want to securely store, manage and share their media libraries, but also stream high quality content in their homes.

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Hurray! Hurrah! The VIA Nano processor! At last ;)

Now we know this is faster that the Atom 270. But how does it compare to a Atom 330. Someone at TPU please do a heads-to-head :) The lastest iTX from all camps (intel, VIA, nV Ion AspireRevo )
 
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o yea, I feel either the Ion platform w/ the 330 or the Asus EEE box 208 will be best (the asus integrated a radeon 3400 onto the board!, but I'm not sure if it'll use a 270 or 330 =( ) at least until dual core nano's come out later this year on Via's new itx platform
 
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Why did VIA pack this board with electrolytic capacitors?! I would gladly pay a few bucks extra for the improved reliability of solid caps.
 
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Ugh.... just let Unichrome die....



The S3 Chrome 9 is an excellent alternative with tons more horsepower, options, and not a huge increase in power (as far as I understand) and other Nano based boards use it.... why go back to such an old and decrepit IGP when you're trying to make it a multimedia platform?