[OLPC-AU] XO-1.75 relative performance
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Tue Nov 1 18:51:43 EDT 2011
On 2 November 2011 09:50, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> On 2 November 2011 09:16, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> I'm not aware of any comprehensive performance assessments.
>> Have you got an XO-1.75 yet?
>> Performance is a design goal of OLPC, but it isn't first in the list.
>> The full list is:
>> 1. Safe -- no children should be harmed
>> 2. Stylish and Usable -- something children want to own
>> 3. Lowest Power -- low power means longer run-time
>> 4. Lowest Cost -- a lower cost means more children can have one
>> 5. Robust and Maintainable -- children drop things
>> 6. Performance (speed)
>> If we find we are sacrificing, say, "Lowest Power" for "Performance"
>> reasons, we would be obliged to think again.
> It is good that this is being considered in perspective, and I agree
> with this prioritisation. Most other devices do not place as much
> emphasis on all of these points, so I acknowledge that they may be
> faster as a result.
> What I am trying to do is get a general idea of the capabilities of
> the XO-1.75, relative to something that is already available and
> known. This is more for communications purposes than
> engineering/technical ones.
Oh, and yes we do have some XO-1.75s :)
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