Commodore 64 Keyboard PC Reboot Launches

On Monday, Commodore USA released the much anticipated Commodore 64 keyboard PC. Don’t let the retro looks fool you, this device is anything but obsolete, packed with Intel’s dual-core Atom 525 CPU, Nvidia Ion2 graphics, 2 GB of DDR3 memory (expandable to 4 GB), an optical drive, and more. Five models of the PC will be available: the C64x Barebones for $250, the C64x Basic for $595, the C64x Standard for $695, the C64x Deluxe for $795 and the C64x Ultimate for $895. Each also model comes with a disc containing the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS OS. Pre-orders are now available, with an estimated ship date of mid-May to early June.

Check out the specs for each model after the break.

C64x Barebones

Case, chassis and keyboard
Card Reader (multi format + USB port)

C64x Basic

Case, chassis and keyboard
Card Reader (multi format + USB port)
Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU
Nvidia ION2 Graphics (DDR3 512 MB)
Motherboard (mini-ITX)
2 GB Memory (DDR2 667/800)
160 GB Hard Drive

C64x Standard

Case, chassis and keyboard
Card Reader (multi format + USB port)
Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU
Nvidia ION2 Graphics (DDR3 512 MB)
Motherboard (mini-ITX)
2 GB Memory (DDR2 667/800)
Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth
DVD Tray Drive (R/W)
250 GB Hard Drive

C64x Deluxe

Case, chassis and keyboard
Card Reader (multi format + USB port)
Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU
Nvidia ION2 Graphics (DDR3 512 MB)
Motherboard (mini-ITX)
4 GB Memory (DDR2 667/800)
Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth
DVD Slot Drive (R/W)
500 GB Hard Drive

C64x Ultimate

Case, chassis and keyboard
Card Reader (multi format + USB port)
Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU
Nvidia ION2 Graphics (DDR3 512 MB)
Motherboard (mini-ITX)
4 GB Memory (DDR2 667/800)
Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth
BluRay Drive
1TB Hard Drive

(via Tom’s Hardware)

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