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VIA Launchs Cyrix III Mobile CPUs - VIA Launchs Cyrix III Mobile CPUs
Thu, September 21 2000 | 2:03PM | PermaLink Feedback?
Taipei, Taiwan, 21 September, 2000 -- VIA Technologies, Inc. today announced the launch of the Mobile VIA Cyrix III processor featuring innovative LongHaul? power saving technology, which extends notebook battery life by up to 50%. Available at speeds of 500MHz to 600MHz, the VIA Cyrix III mobile processor delivers dependable performance for a full range of Internet and personal and office productivity applications to provide the ideal plug-in solution for value notebooks based on a standard Socket 370 form factor. It also has an exceptionally small die size of 76mm2, which minimizes heat dissipation and power consumption. "The VIA Cyrix III mobile processor gives value notebook users such as businesspeople and students the performance, reliability, and power saving properties they need when they're away from their desks," commented Richard Brown, VIA's Director of Marketing "With VIA's innovative LongHaul power management technology, the VIA Cyrix III helps them to significantly increase their productivity as a result of the notebook's extended battery life." VIA's LongHaul Technology VIA's LongHaul power management technology optimizes battery life by allowing the processor to run at different voltages and frequencies through a combination of hardware and software controls. When the notebook is connected to AC power, the processor runs at maximum voltage and frequency in High Performance Mode. When the notebook is disconnected, the user can switch the device to Performance Mode or Power Saving Mode via a simple control panel in Windows?. Under Performance Mode, the system monitors usage and changes the voltage and operating frequency on demand while minimizing power consumption, while under Power Saving Mode, the processor runs at the minimum voltage and frequency to maximize battery life. Pricing & Availability The VIA Cyrix III mobile processor is available now at speeds of 500MHz to 600MHz. Prices start at US$55 for a minimum 1K order. Further information is available upon request. About VIA Technologies, Inc VIA Technologies, Inc is the world's leading fabless supplier of PC core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips. VIA delivers value to the PC industry by designing, marketing, and selling high-performance VIA Apollo core logic chipsets for the full range of PC platforms, as well as cost-effective VIA Cyrix processors for Value PCs and Internet Appliances. Its customers include the world's top OEMs, mainboard manufacturers, and system integrators.
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