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mullet
01-29-08, 02:01 PM
http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/article.html?art=MTQ1MCwxLCxoZW50aHVzaWFzdA==

We saw a 1.4GHz CN processors running a Blu-ray HD video easily as well as a 1.2GHz passsively cooled CN running 720P video content and plowing through a desktop application benchmark. (Updated 012408:0800_

Without a doubt, what was most impressive was seeing a 1.8GHz CN processor running Crysis. While I am not going to go out of on a limb and say it was the best Crysis experience you might have, there is no doubt that this low power “UMPC” processor was more than up to the task that I would never ever guessed possible on a VIA/Centaur CPU. Certainly, CN is not aimed at powering the most demanding 3D shooter game in the world, and after seeing it run Crysis successfully it is certainly that the CN/Isaiah processor is more than up to the tasks that might be thrown its way in the UMPC segment.

Unofficial CN Processor Specifications

* x86 and 64-bit Compatible

* CN Size = 60mm^2

* Process = 65nm

* TDP = 20w

* Launch Speed = 1GHz (sub-1volt) to 2GHz (1.15v)

* Transistor Count = 94 Million

* Power State = C6 (93M Transistors Turned Off)

* SSE4 = Yes, but not at Launch



http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=30066&stc=1&d=1201633425

FastRedPonyCar
01-29-08, 02:14 PM
Yeah I saw that. verycool. I imagine will eventually find their ways into cell phones/pda's if they're not already in them.

mullet
01-29-08, 02:20 PM
Yeah the imagination goes wild thinking of all the places these chips can be put into.

jcrox
01-29-08, 05:50 PM
nice, a couple more years and we'll be playing Crysis on our cell phones :cool:

SH64
01-29-08, 05:54 PM
Yeah the imagination goes wild thinking of all the places these chips can be put into.
Yep laptops for one!

SH64
01-29-08, 06:06 PM
This is more for Smartphones or UMPCs imo.
I see .. i was just thinking if its powerful enough to play Crysis then why not go mobile ?

nice, a couple more decades and we'll be playing Crysis on our cell phones
Fixed.

XDanger
01-29-08, 06:07 PM
Tablet pc's for everyone like on star trek, With OLED displays. (can they be touch screen?)

a12ctic
01-29-08, 06:52 PM
Tablet pc's for everyone like on star trek, With OLED displays. (can they be touch screen?)
Any type of screen can be a touch screen. The "Touch Screen" part is just a layer they put over another screen.

$n][pErMan
01-29-08, 07:52 PM
id like to see VIA get into gaming CPU's and give Intel a challenge while AMD is down.

Zenoth
01-29-08, 08:04 PM
Let's wait until VIA buys AMD and dethrones Intel :)

Oh am I kidding.

mullet
01-30-08, 12:41 AM
Could you put these in HD TV's?
Could you put these in Blu-Ray & HD DVD players?
Could you put these in a GPU on the board?
Could you put these on a mobo like 8 of them?