Asus subsidiary will make variant of Up-development board with more memory




The creators of Up, a computer board with Intel Atom SOC, also want to make a version with 2GB RAM and 32GB of storage module, double the original model. That will happen when the stretch goal on Kickstarter is reached.

In October continued Asus subsidiary Aaeon a Kickstarter campaign to create the Up, a computer board the size of a credit card with an Intel Atom Z8300 x5 quad-core. Meanwhile, the target amount of 50,000 euros were raised and the creators of a stretch goal added. If the project is 100,000 euros touts, there is a variant of the plate with 2GB instead of 1GB of RAM and a 32GB EMMC storage module. That is twice as large as the original version.

With 2GB RAM should be possible to run Windows 10 Pro. Adding the extra ram, according to Aaeon not easy, because of the small size of the device. To get the version of the Up with additional storage and memory must backers to pledge 109 euro. The model with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage will cost 89 euros. The first five hundred backers of the cheapest option to get a free upgrade from 1GB to 2GB. At time of writing, the project a little more than four hundred backers.


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