News AbacusBasic The Intel Cherry Trail SBC in a Keyboard

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Windows 11 requires 4GB RAM, 64 GB storage and the CPU is not in Microsoft's list of supported Intel processors.

The CPU is also less powerful than the one in a Raspberry Pi 400. (counting Geekbench scores)

And that keyboard looks like it would be horrible to type on. Hasn't got a UK layout despite supposedly being from a UK company...
I'm starting to suspect that this could be some older product from China that is getting rebadged.

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So all in all, if it wasn't for the Raspberry Pi 400 lacking eMMC support, I would think most people would find the Pi to be more attractive as a keyboard-PC: You can even install Windows for ARM on it.
 
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Windows 11 requires 4GB RAM, 64 GB storage and the CPU is not in Microsoft's list of supported Intel processors.

The CPU is also less powerful than the one in a Raspberry Pi 400. (counting Geekbench scores)

And that keyboard looks like it would be horrible to type on. Hasn't got a UK layout despite supposedly being from a UK company...
I'm starting to suspect that this could be some older product from China that is getting rebadged.
The ones with W11 will need to have that 4GB ram and 64GB os drive. That list of cpus is optional. So is TPM 2.0. You can have TPM 1.2. I've been running unsupported cpus on W11 since before it was released. You can install it, just not do an in OS upgrade.

The cpu is more than powerful enough to run the OS as Cherry Trails have been since it was released. They perform comparably to phones running android. Not well, but good enough for web browsing, 1080p video playback/ streaming, light office and mobile type games. If you have windows updating, or a virus scan it can take quite a while, but for regular tasks it takes about as long as a similarly clocked Phenom2 x4 like the Phenom 2 p960.
I've had similar ones in fanless tablets, pc sticks and even an 8 core Cherry Trail in a Leagoo T5c emulating android faster than what the midrange ARM cpus could at the time while consuming the same amount of power. Check the reviews for that phone, they are out there. The cpu didn't even have a heatsink, just that black coating they put on low end ram ICs.
 
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The site listing and everything very unprofessional and its either a scam or else very bad marketing. Quite disappointed that its getting so much press.

I am not an atom hater just the opposite however windows 11 will not be supported on this processor and even if you can install Microsoft confirmed they will be blocking updates in the future, its very very clear.

Also the cpu boost frequency is not correct.

The cpu does not support dual channel memory and on the site its miraculously supporting dual channel.

The frequency of the ram is listed as 1866Mb/s

And you trust such people to deliver if they cannot even get their facts right?