VIA have today announced the world's most power efficient x86 processor, this as a member of their VIA Eden ultra low voltage (ULV) family.
Using an idle power of a mere 0.1 watt, the processor runs at a speed of 500MHz and can be used in conjunction with VIA's ultra compact CX700/M system media processor which is an all-in-one digital media chipset that uses just 3.5w itself.
For further information you can read VIA's press release on their website.
Taipei, Taiwan, 23rd August 2007 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of PC silicon and platform technologies, today announced a 500MHz addition to the VIA Eden ultra low voltage (ULV) processor family. With an idle power of just 0.1 watt, the 500MHz VIA Eden ULV processor has been designed from the ground up to meet the low power requirements of a wide range of industrial, commercial and ultra mobile applications.
The new processor, along with several customer boards, will be showcased at the Embedded System Conference Taiwan, held on 23-24 August 2007 in Taipei.