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Old 02-02-2015, 01:00 PM   #1
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LXer: Raspberry Pi gets quad-core SoC, keeps $35 price


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The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B moves up to a 900MHz, quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU with 1GB RAM, and offers backward compatibility and the same $35 price. The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a much faster new version of the world’s leading community-backed, hacker-friendly Linux SBC. The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B moves from Broadcom’s 700MHz, ARM11 based Broadcom BCM2835 system-on-chip to a new quad-core Broadcom BCM2836 SoC clocked at 900MHz, and doubles RAM to 1GB.

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Old 02-02-2015, 01:47 PM   #2
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It's very great to hear. A worldwide cheaply available fast SBC. It would put odroid-c1 to toes.
 
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This sounds indeed nice. Thought about buying a Pi just a few days ago, just for fun to play a little bit with it. This upgrade makes it even more interesting. Now, if it only would come with a SATA port ...
 
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This sounds indeed nice. Thought about buying a Pi just a few days ago, just for fun to play a little bit with it. This upgrade makes it even more interesting. Now, if it only would come with a SATA port ...
...and USB 3.0
 
  


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