ok 2 part question

1. anyone here used a VIA processor?
i have a C3 via processor and i wanted to know if it was anygood

2. i have a soyo mobo *socket 370* and the above C3 processor
the processor is rated faster then the mobo is, will i hurt the processor or mobo if i use them together, will my system be unstable, or will it be jsut fine

mobo - sy-7vem

processor - via C3 1.0 ghz

the motherboard is only rated for like 900mhz or something

if u need more info just ask.....