VIA C4650 2GHz performance

Discussion in 'All non-AMD/Intel CPUs' started by XoR, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. XoR

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    here are tests of new VIA processor

    its slower per clock than Bay Trail or Jaguar
    still I would totally buy mobo with it if it was available on nice small mobo with few RS-232 ports and had XP drivers. Unfortunately mobos with VIA processors are nowhere to be found :mad:

    I wonder, what is the purpose of this processor existence :confused:
     
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    Once again, Via attempts to convince everyone they're not dead yet with an "every other year" press release benchmark that carefully tiptoes around their gaping weaknesses.

    What, a 3dmark run with integrated graphics? You don't need to see that.

    What, a power consumption comparison? You don't need to see that!

    Wow, in FPU it's just decimated by Jaguar. And Bay Trail/Braswell can give it pretty good competition as well, probably at 1/4 the power. And Bay Trail was NEVER designed for FPU throughput like Jaguar was, so that's just sad.

    It's no wonder the company is on the verge of bankruptcy. It's the same old QuadCore they announced in 2011, just with a die shrink and small clock bump.
     
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    because for work I sometimes need 6+ serial ports.
     
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    Okay...but what about USB to serial? They seem to work pretty well for me.

    That Via ITX board only has 4 serial ports provided, so you're going to need to add more anyway.

    Even if you buy 6 adapters plus a hub, it's still less expensive to buy the combo or prebuilt system, rather than that $300 motherboard + CPU combo.
     
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    There are aplenty 8 port serial port PCIe cards...? I have even seen low profile versions with fanout cables. I do not quite get the problem.
     
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    need a tiny build ;) no room for PCI
     
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    There are tons of industrial boards that have that many serial ports. Plenty of fanless ones too. Here's an example: http://ipc.msi.com/product/pages/ipc/MS-9A69.html

    VIA was neat 5 years ago when low power boards or ones that were smaller than ITX were not commonplace. Now they really don't have any reason to exist.
     
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    http://www.bsicomputer.com/products/ems6838-5378 this one has a truckload of isolated serial ports. It's Sandy Bridge but you can use an i7-2610UE. Yeah, four years old but in 17W it's still immensely fast, no Atom or Via will come close.
     
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