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VIA Announces World's First Carbon Free Processor

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By: Steve Dougherty | CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs News | Posted: Sep 14, 2006 1:22 am

VIA have just launched their new "carbon free" C7-D processor with a lowly power consumption of just 20W at 1.8GHz.


For all the details on it check out the press material here, and also the dedicated "VIA Clean Computing Initiative" section on VIA's website.


"With an optimal blend of power efficient design, productivity driven performance, and advanced security features, it gives us great pride to offer the VIA C7-D processor as the world's first Carbon Free computing solution," commented Richard Brown, Vice President of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "In offsetting of carbon emissions produced through the processors' operation, VIA is very excited about contributing to projects around the world that will improve the quality of our environment, and enable us as a company to give back to the community."


The initial offsets for the VIA C7-D processor are being done in cooperation with Carbon Footprint Ltd, a leader in carbon footprint management.


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