Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Mar 2006 21:14 UTC, submitted by teigetje
RISC OS "On this day ten years ago, the first prototype StrongARM processor card was powered up by Acorn engineers. The experimental kit managed to run at a cool 228MHz, running software nearly six times faster than the 40MHz ARM710 processors used in RiscPCs at the time. The card, which drew one watt of power, would later go on sale in September 1996."
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1 watt, 228 MHZ
by ntl_ on Mon 27th Mar 2006 22:02 UTC
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2005-07-09

Not bad at all. If someone made an ARM or MIPS laptop today, we could possibly see 10+ hours of battery life.
<p>Way cooler than having a 3 GHZ CPU in my book.</p>

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