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VIA CPU's
Cyrix CPU's
Cyrix III
C3

VIA C3

VIA C3 StatisticsNo Prices AvailableOur View:
[+] Good for entry-level desktops & notebooks
[+] Socket-compatible Celeron competitor with respectable integrated L1 & L2 caches
[+] 133MHz bus speed support
[+] Low power consumption
[-] Limited motherboard & chipset support
Other Reviews:
AnandTech The New VIA Cyrix III: The Worlds First 0.15 Micron x86 CPU Jan 2001
Hardware Central Weekly Platform Trends: V Is For Value May 2001
VIA Hardware VIA Cyrix Samuel 2 Preview Jan 2001

Pop-Up CPU Scores:

Top of PageNo Prices AvailableVIA C3 Specifications:
bulletSamuel II: The first 0.15 PC processors, based on IDT's Centaur core
bulletE-Series: Ultra-low power, cool-running champ; CPU fans need not apply
bulletEzra: Slimmed down to 0.13
Mobile
Clock Bus Volts Connector Cache (Speed) Size Temp Power Introduced
700 100 1.6 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.15 70C 6-12W Mar 2001
733 133 1.6 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.15 70C 6-12W Mar 2001
733 66 / 100 / 133 1.5 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.15 1+ W May 2001
750 100 1.6 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.15 70C 6-12W May 2001
800 100 / 133 1.6 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.15 70C 6-12W May 2001
800 100 / 133 1.5 PGA, PGA, EBGA L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.13   7-12W Jun 2001
800 100 / 133 1.5 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.13 7-12W Sep 2001
866 100 / 133 1.5 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.13   7-12W Sep 2001
933 100 / 133 1.5 Socket 370 L1: 128kB
L2: 64kB
0.13
0.15
Dec 2001
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