Via's Nano Beats Intel's Atom in Apples and Oranges Test

Via's Nano » 7/30/08 8:45am 7/30/08 8:45am and Intel's low-power processors are intended for slightly different purposes, but that didn't stop pitting them against each other in performance tests, and coming up with some interesting results. In every single benchmark, the beefier Nano beat the Atom. In particular it was 59% better in MP3 encoding…