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Report: VIA Working on a New x86 Chip
Jul 8, 2014 - in News
It is rumored that VIA is working on a low-power x86 chip.
VIA Says Asus Stole Its Trade Secrets
Dec 17, 2013 - in News
Asustek Computer and subsidiary Asmedia Technology are being sued by VIA over alleged stolen technology.
VIA Anounces an Android PC in a Cardboard Box
Jun 6, 2013 - in News
VIA is introducing an Android-based computer in a cardboard box. Yes, we know most electronics ship in cardboard boxes, but this is different.
Via Labs Intros Next-Gen USB 3.0 to NAND Flash Controllers
Dec 14, 2012 - in News
Via Labs launched two new USB 3.0 device controllers.
Good Things In Small Packages: Seven Nettop Platforms, Tested
Jul 5, 2012 - in Reviews
It'd be easy to dismiss nettops as underpowered attempts at miniaturization, but they’re good enough for surfing the Web, writing emails, and watching some video. Today, we're comparing seven different platforms based on CPUs from Intel, AMD, and VIA.
VIA Introduces New Fanless Slim PC Kit
May 30, 2012 - in News
VIA's new DIY kit includes the 64-bit Eden X2 dual-core processor and a fanless, quiet design.
VIA's $49 Android-Based Mini-PC is No Bigger Than a Banana
May 22, 2012 - in News
It's almost like hooking up an Android smartphone to your HDTV, only with mouse and keyboard support.
VIA Intros "World's First" Quad-Core Mini-ITX Boards
Feb 24, 2012 - in News
VIA has reintroduced two mini-ITX boards that now support its 1.2 GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor.
VIA Supporting Android on Embedded x86 Boards
Dec 16, 2011 - in News
VIA's x86 embedded platforms will support Google's Android OS starting with the EITX-3002 Em-ITX board.
The Mini-ITX Mainboard is 10 Years Old
Dec 2, 2011 - in News
The 170x170 mm mainboard form factor Mini-ITX is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
VIA Launches Tiny ARTiGO A1150 DIY PC Building Kit
Nov 22, 2011 - in News
VIA has launched new dual-core solution for those who have limited physical space but want 64-bit computing.
VIA Launches First Ever Dual Core Pico-ITX Motherboard
Nov 9, 2011 - in News
It's the industry's first Pico-ITX board with dual core processing, claims VIA.
Zotac Intros Dual-Core ZBOX Nano VD01 Series
Oct 7, 2011 - in News
Zotac has released a new series of ZBOX nano mini-PCs featuring VIA's dual-core Nano X2 U4025 CPU.
VIA Selling S3 Graphics to HTC
Jul 7, 2011 - in News
VIA has signed a deal to sell off S3 Graphics to smartphone manufacturer HTC for $300 Million
Zotac ZBOX Mini-PC Features VIA's Nano X2
May 31, 2011 - in News
ZOTAC has revealed a new ZBOX mini-PC featuring VIA's dual-core Nano X2 processor.
VIA Launching Tiny QuadCore CPU @ 1.2GHz
May 12, 2011 - in News
VIA new quad-core QuadCore processor will have a TDP of only 27.5 watts.
VIA Reveals New Nano X2 Dual-Core Processor
Jan 4, 2011 - in News
VIA's new dual-core processor is aimed at notebooks, desktops and all-in-ones.
Tom's Hardware's 2010 Holiday Gift Guide: Part 2, Last-Minute Luxury
Dec 15, 2010 - in Reviews
Welcome to Part 2 of Tom's Hardware's 2010 Holiday Gift Guide. This second installment is geared toward the folks who want to buy components that stand alone as respectable gifts--call them the add-ons to go with the complete machines we built last week.
Preview: VIA VN1000 And Nano DC Platform: An IGP With Game?
Nov 2, 2010 - in Reviews
It's been a long time since we've previewed a VIA chipset. And yet, here we are with an S3-based DX10 GPU that VIA claims is ready for gaming. How does the VN1000 compare to Intel's Atom and Nvidia's ION? Is it strong enough to ward off Core i3?
Intel on FTC Deal: We Didn't Do Anything Wrong
Aug 5, 2010 - in News
The FTC paves the way for competition.
This Guy Definitely Has More CPUs Than You Do
Jul 30, 2010 - in News
At Tom's Hardware, we get a lot of CPUs, but we don't have nearly as many CPUs as this guy.
Cool VIA DIY Kit Puts HD in Your Hands
Apr 20, 2010 - in News
This DIY kit from VIA is packed with HD goodness.
S3 Gets a Leg Up on ATI and Nvidia
Nov 24, 2008 - in News
S3 Graphics is the Rodney Dangerfield of the graphics industry. The company’s Chrome GPUs just don’t get much respect. But the latest model, the Chrome 530 GT, has a feature that neither ATI nor Nvidia can currently match.
Atom, Athlon, or Nano? Energy-Savers Compared
Oct 3, 2008 - in Reviews
We compared Intel’s Atom 230 and VIA’s Nano L2100 processors hoping to find the best product for low-power applications. VIA is in the vanguard of performance. Is this enough to beat Atom?