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VIA Nano Processor Platform Receives Coveted 'Best of Computex' Award

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced that the VIA Nano processor and VIA VX855 digital media IGP chipset received the 'Best of Computex' award from the Taiwan Computer Association (TCA) and the Taiwan Trade Council (TAITRA) during a ceremony today.

Nominated in the LSI/VLSI Category for Mobile Platforms, the VIA entry was honored for its power efficiency, miniaturization and optimized performance, enabling system builders to design ever smaller, lighter, and more portable systems. And with increasing consumer focus on multimedia capabilities, also praised was the platform's ability to offer true 1080p HD video playback through support for full hardware acceleration of the widest variety of leading video standards including H.264, MPEG-2/4, VC-1 and WMV9.

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I hope this won't be a "best at computex, worst at AVAILABILITY" kind of thing. Come on VIA, get that nano into more products (like netbooks).
 
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i'm glad to see that other than Intel & AMD can make good products in the same field but i'll like to see in 45nm... or less

Via market approach is a good one and i hope that they'll make other good products
 
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I hope this won't be a "best at computex, worst at AVAILABILITY" kind of thing. Come on VIA, get that nano into more products (like netbooks).
Not entirely VIA's fault. Their launch was behind the Atom's and their driver support is often more limited, but a big part of it is the fact that intel is enormous and made a solid product.


I hope to see more competition in the future from them, they're finally using a real IGP (and I mean FINALLY) and they've got the only processor in this category that supports 64 bit instructions. It outperforms the atom just a smidge clock-for-clock and the encryption engine is second to none. VIA knows how to make low power, if they can make drivers to back that up (graphics is my biggest complaint) then they've got a great competitor.