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Cynic - VirtualRPC is currently limited by its emulation of only 2Mb VRAM, so lower res screens are in some ways preferable (VRPC is optimised for 32k colours, incidentally). An interesting "fact-let" is that the RISCBook will actually allow the use of resolutions up to 1600x1200 although things get a little fuzzy/sluggish at that. Certainly resolutions like 1152x864 in 32k or 1280x1024 are perfectly useable if you need some extra screen real-estate!

Overall, we've gone for mobility as the selling point, and the Centrino architecture. I have to say the Pentium-M family used in Centrino systems are some of the best VRPC processors I've yet seen. I had the opportunity to compare a 2.6Ghz P4 laptop yesterday with a RISCBook, and the artworks apple times were about 5-ish sec on the P4, and about around the 2 sec (maybe 2.5sec) on the RISCBook.

 is a RISC OS Userarawnsley on 6/12/03 10:09AM
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