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VIA Unveils the World's Lowest Power x86 Processor on the World's Smallest Board

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA PX5000EG Pico-ITX board that features the extremely power efficient 500MHz VIA Eden ULV processor, offering embedded developers an uncompromisingly compact, highly integrated board.


Building on the success of the VIA EPIA PX10000 Pico-ITX board, which took the embedded industry by storm last year as the world's smallest mass production x86 board ever, the VIA EPIA PX5000EG adds the incredible heat and power efficiency of the 500MHz VIA Eden ULV processor with its maximum power draw of just one watt. System designers of embedded automation and industrial control devices can now take advantage of a full x86 system that fits neatly into the most extreme space constrained, heat sensitive environments.

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clean up that link malware
 
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ha ha good for media server
 
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what about intel atom cpu ?
 
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What 500MHz CPU wouldn't be power efficient? No reason to bring something like this out, unless people are dying to get their hands on something that will drive them crazy with how dam slow this is.
 
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maybe so ktr,
but at least they got over their manufacturing difficulties with the pico-itx boards i didnt think they'd ever get released, these things are very good for simple usage, say u wanna mod an atari into a mame box or something, want a pc in your kitchen clock? WHAM! :eek: - clock pc.. :wtf: i could think if a few reasons why id get something so slow, and hey their not that much slower then a first gen xbox heh. plus provided that they can handle video playback theyd make crazy small mediacenter frontends. :D

happita, these things are about size not speed
ud be stupid to get one thinking its blazing fast =)
 
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oh via you suck :nutkick:
 

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Nah, there has been industrial embedded motherboards has been out for ages.

here is one with a 1ghz Pentium M! http://www.protech-ipc.com/ipc/product.asp?PID=267&typeNo=1&subTypeNo=5

and there others with the new intel atom, intel celeron, and the amd geode (duron). And at times there are cheaper!

here is a computer in a whisky bottle: http://metku.net/index.html?path=mods/whiskypc/index_eng
I believe there were benches done on the new VIA cpu comparing them to Atoms, and supposedly the VIA chips came out on top clock for clock. I don't know if this has the newest VIA chips in them tho.