The future of VIA x86 processors

I’ve been interested in VIA motherboards and CPUs ever since they came up with the Mini-ITX standard in the very early 2000s. Their approach of bringing fanless and power-efficient designs to the x86 market was groundbreaking at the time. VIA processors are designed by Centaur Technology, and there is an excellent documentary entitled “Rise of the Centaur” retracing their history, which I really enjoyed watching. It’s unfortunately very difficult to find information about recent VIA x86 CPUs....

July 30, 2018 · 2 min