Atom processors became available to system manufacturers in However, Intel revealed on October 15, that it was developing another new mobile processor, codenamed Diamondville, for OLPC-type devices. Archived from the original on September 5, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Great pick, and yep MATE is pretty slick. Both are well suited to Atom processors, and most under-powered CPUs for that matter. Another unique aspect is that Porteus is modular, so rather than using a package manager and connecting to the internet during initial installation, it uses pre-compiled modules that are activated and deactivated before install.

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I even dual booted it with Windows XP and it works itel. Archived from the original on October 26, InKenton Williston of EE Times said that while Atom will not displace ARM from its current markets, the ability to apply the PC architecture into smaller, cheaper and lower power form factors will open up new markets for Intel.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. It looks nice and runs ok, but is still a little slow on that netbook.

Intel Atom D Notebook Processor – Tech

You can’t play back HD video. Retrieved January 1, I know there is a customized Arch linux for it.


Frankly, the experience was not great, so I had put it away attom a while. When Win 10 came out, it got a memory upgrade to 2Gb from the original 1Gb, then Win 10 was installed.

5 Lightweight Linux Distros Ideal for an Intel Atom Processor PC

Archived from the original on May 2, As I arom mentioned in the past, a good distro on an old computer should be easy to install; similar to the OS that I used before; run everything right out of the box i. So the included programs cut down on install time for me at least. Which Distro Should You Choose? Intel flops on Android compatibility, Windows power”.

Downloads for Intel AtomĀ® Processor D2700 (1M Cache, 2.13 GHz)

Lubuntu pitches itself as both lightweight and fast. Those Atom systems not supporting all of these cannot enable Intel Intel Atom is the brand d2700 for a line of ultra-low-voltage IA and x microprocessors by Intel Corporation.

The Ubuntu and Debian-based distribution has a modern, simple, elegance. Android works except it doesn’t seem to play -at all- with the touchscreen.

This would allow Intel to supply chips for the growing smartphone and tablet market. However, Intel revealed on October 15, that it was developing another new mobile processor, codenamed Diamondville, for OLPC-type devices. Small, fast, and bootable from a variety of storage media, Porteus is an excellent distribution. InARM claimed that Intel’s Atom processors offer less compatibility and lower performance than their chips when running Android, and higher power consumption and less battery life for the same tasks under both Android and Windows.


Even among Atom-based systems which have Intel 64 enabled, not all are able to run bit versions of Microsoft Windows.

While these are the top five, there are loads of alternate lightweight Linux distros. Upvoting Lubuntu and Puppy.

Can it be done? Running Android based OS on Atom will be perfect.

Archived from the original on September 5, I’m with you there on the bit thing! Those Atom processors are able to execute up to two instructions per cycle.

Intel Atom D2700

Email Facebook Whatsapp Pinterest Twitter. This is because the Pineview platform uses the same Bonnell execution core as Diamondville and is connected to the memory controller via the FSB, hence memory latency and performance in CPU-intensive applications are minimally improved. kntel

Archived from the original on 11 March But a big pain to install.