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louigi600 01-29-2014 05:10 AM

Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro
It seems pretty intresting ... a little bigger then Pi sized boards but definitely intresting.

enine 01-29-2014 07:25 AM

I don't like how they stack the ports, you have this small thin board then a big tall USB/Network combo on one end making the enclosure twice as big as it needs to be.

louigi600 02-02-2014 02:55 PM

Yeah ... my quest for the next arm device I'm gonna have is not over yet:
the trimslice isn't that much better then my AC100 to make it appealing to me,
the Matrix is a bit on the expensive side for being just a SBC but if definitely has interesting features,
the ODROID-U3 configured like a Matrix would be almost as expensive but still lack mini-pci express, sata and Gb ethernet but has 70% more crunch in the CPU,
the Pi is a little underpowered on the CPU for my likings
and I'm a little skeptik that any Allwinner SOC based board might have issues with USB devices running from sunxi-linux kernel (just like my A13 based tablet)

Anyone have any suggestions ?

enine 02-02-2014 05:06 PM

I'm trying to find a small board now for a dedicated web server. The Raspberry Pi just isn't working and I don't have any old hardware laying around. Doesn't have to be ARM, just something small.

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