OLPC halves XO 1.75 power consumption
Jan 07, 2011, 19:46 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The XO-1.75 is the first OLPC laptop to use chips based on
processor technology from Arm Holdings, which has been a huge
factor in reducing power on the laptop, McNierney said. The
previous XO used an x86-based microprocessor, the kind made by
Intel, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Via Technologies.
"Using Arm-based chips halved power consumption to just 2-watts,
"The upcoming OLPC tablet, the XO-3, will come out in 2012 and
use just 1-watt of power, he said."