VIA's C7-M Processor

Posted on Tuesday, September 13 2005 @ 7:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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