The newest processor from VIA, C7-M, is targeted to the mobile market and, accordingly to VIA, competes directly with Pentium M (Centrino platform), as you can see on Figure 1. In this article we’ll explore this new baby from VIA.
In fact, the slide presented on Figure 1 is really interesting: the mobile market can be divided into five categories, and each CPU for this market is targeted for some categories. For example, Turion 64 is targeted to Transportable, Full Size and Thin & Light categories, while Pentium M and C7-M are targeted to Full Size, Thin & Light, Mini-Note and Ultraportable categories. Read on at Hardware Secrets.