Samsung Electronics is adopting the Nano processor from Via Technologies for its NC20 Netbook.
The NC20 is set to be Samsung's successor to the NC10, which, like most Netbooks on the market, has an Intel Atom central processing unit.
Via's Nano chips are its first 64-bit, superscalar processors in its x86 platform portfolio. When coupled with the Via VX800 system media processor, a Nano chip supports full Microsoft DirectX 9.0 3D graphics, high-definition video and audio playback, and up to 4GB of DDR2 system memory.
The Samsung NC20 will feature the 1.3GHz Via Nano CPU and … Read more