Use your Raspberry Pi as a desktop replacement PC thanks to the increased power of the Raspberry Pi 2
The Raspberry Pi 2’s increased power over its predecessor is well-documented by now. More CPU cores and more RAM making it six times faster is an impressive number, and you can see the actual changes that it makes to the experience.
This power actually enables you to conduct a very simple project that was just out of reach for the original Raspberry Pi: a Raspberry Pi desktop PC.
All the components for it were available, but the Pi was just a little too slow to properly give a fluid desktop experience. Now with the improved resources, many of the restrictions are gone – enough of them to be able to build a Pi desktop. So grab a Pi 2 and we’ll get started.