VIA announced the launch of its new QuadCore processor, the lowest power quad core processor on the market today. The QuadCore processor are natively 64-bit compatible and come with a host of additional performance features including Adaptive Overclocking, 4MB L2 cache, and the 1333MHz V4 Bus. TDP is 27.5 watts. It will initially available at a speed of 1.2+GHz.
VIA’s new processor is built using 40nm processor and features VIA NanoBGA2 package of 21mm x 21mm with a die size of 11mm x 6mm. It includes VIA VT virtualization and VIA PadLock with the Advanced Cryptography Engine. The QuadCore processor is fully pin-to-pin compatible with VIA Eden, VIA C7 and VIA Nano E-Series, and VIA Eden X2 processors.