DC-Roma Laptop II Coming Soon: 8-Core RISC-V Powerhouse with Ubuntu 23.10

The DC-Roma Laptop II is on its way, featuring a powerful 8-core RISC-V processor and running Ubuntu 23.10. Get ready for a new era of open-source

DC-Roma RISC-V Laptop II: A Second Serving of RISC-V Goodness, Now with Ubuntu!

Remember the DC-Roma, the world's first RISC-V laptop that made waves two years ago? Well, hold on to your hats, because DeepComputing is back with a sequel that's even more impressive!

The DC-Roma RISC-V Laptop II is getting a serious hardware upgrade and – drumroll please – it's welcoming Ubuntu into the fold, thanks to a collaboration with Canonical, the masterminds behind the popular Linux distro.

DC-Roma Laptop II
Extended AI capabilities through Ubuntu 23.10 (Image Source: DeepComputing)

What's New and Noteworthy?

This isn't just a minor refresh – DeepComputing pulled out all the stops. The DC-Roma II boasts:

  • SpacemiT's K1 Processor: An 8-core RISC-V processor clocked at up to 2 GHz, delivering double the performance of its predecessor.
  • AI Powerhouse: The K1 processor features a 2 TOPs@INT AI Fusion Computing Engine and an improved 256-bit Vector Engine for enhanced AI capabilities.
  • Up to 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD: Plenty of memory and storage to handle demanding tasks.
  • Sleek and Durable Design: An all-metal chassis for a premium look and feel, measuring a slim 1.7 cm and weighing in at a portable 1.36 kg.
  • Immersive Visuals: A 14-inch 1080p@60 Hz IPS display for vibrant and crisp visuals.
  • Connectivity Options Galore: 2x USB-C (1 full-function), 2x USB-A 3.0, audio jack, TF card reader, and a developer interface with eight pins.
  • Ubuntu 23.10: A fully optimized Ubuntu experience tailored for RISC-V processors, ensuring seamless compatibility and performance.
  • Long-Lasting Battery: Power through your day with up to 8 hours of battery life.
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Added security and convenience with a fingerprint sensor integrated into the touchpad.

Pre-Orders and Pricing

Mark your calendars! Pre-orders for the DC-Roma II kick off on June 18th. While pricing details are still under wraps, early bird pre-orders could snag this beast starting at around US$800 (based on the original DC-Roma's RISC-V price of US$3,060.00).

The DC-Roma RISC-V Laptop II is shaping up to be a compelling option for developers and enthusiasts eager to explore the world of RISC-V computing. Stay tuned for more details on pricing and availability!

DC-Roma Laptop II
(Image Source: DeepComputing)




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