OLPC Hardware Update

At ShmooCon, during the final panel, Ivan Krstic announced an upgrade to the OLPC X0-1. It will now be produced with an AMD Geode LX-700 running at 0.8 watts at 433 MHz. The chip caching has been bumped up to 128KB of both L1 and L2 cache. They’ve increased the memory from 128MB to 256MB and the storage from 512MB to a full gigabyte. It also looks like the new chip will have a crypto accelerator. Despite the announcement taking place first at ShmooCon, the OLPC specs page has already been update.

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