VIA’s Nano 3000 Series Processors Debut Today


New competition entered Intel’s processor market today as VIA Technologies introduced its new VIA Nano 3000 Series processors. VIA says these processors are “bringing enhanced digital media performance and lower power consumption to Windows 7 thin and light notebook and all-in-one desktop PC markets.” The Isaiah-based Nano 3000 Series consists of six new CPUs, each between 1GHz and 2GHz, and all of which boast an 800MHz FSB, 64-bit support, SSE4 instructions, Windows 7 / Linux compatibility and 20 percent more efficient power ratings.

“With the VIA Nano 3000 Series, we are launching our fastest and most power-efficient processors yet,” commented Richard Brown, VP International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “Coupled with our market-leading digital media chipsets, they enable the richest experience across a broad range of mobile and all-in-one system designs.”

VIA Nano 3000 Series processor samples are currently available for OEMs and motherboard vendors, and will enter mass production in Q1 2010.