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Originally Posted by HandMadeAndroidWhat about a dozen of these networked together to render?
Originally Posted by GiantKiwiQuote:Originally Posted by Jake123456Quote:Originally Posted by TangsterWaiting for the first watercooled Pi mod.
Already working on designs for a fullcover waterblock for it ;)
Originally Posted by Jake123456Quote:Originally Posted by TangsterWaiting for the first watercooled Pi mod.
Originally Posted by TangsterWaiting for the first watercooled Pi mod.
Originally Posted by Phil RhodesI don't get it.
It's just an ARM dev board.
And even if it does run linux, well, it runs... linux.
If you want to get people coding, give them something they can write for in, say, Visual Studio.
Originally Posted by wuyanxuscrew Linux. this is even cheaper, and it's an actual microcontroller :D don't have to faff about with Linux (speaking as a Hardware Engineer)
Originally Posted by debs3759The Pi is one of the options I am considering for controlling my cooling loop (by the end of the year I expect to have a complex wc loop cooling multiple computers, possibly using underground pipes to cool the water). I have been considering a mini-itx system to double as a dedicated firewall, but the pi would be an excellent and nicely compact way of doing it :) If I take that route, it would be housed in the bottom section of the Little Devil case I'll be building a system in throughout this year :)
Originally Posted by DbDIt's just a 700mhz ARM11, same as for example you got in a zune or a lot of old phones. i.e. in nvidia terms it's basically a tegra 1. We are now onto quad core A9's (tegra 3).
Shame they didn't do a faster version - not just for performance benefits but the old cpu doesn't support many of the features of newer chips for which most software is now designed making it harder to port that software to a rasberri (e.g. flash).
Originally Posted by Gareth HalfacreeI liked the sound of that, so I tried to order it from Mouser (TI's UK distributor). £4 for the device. £12 for the postage. :(
Originally Posted by wuyanxuQuote:Originally Posted by Gareth HalfacreeI liked the sound of that, so I tried to order it from Mouser (TI's UK distributor). £4 for the device. £12 for the postage. :(uk.farnell.com/texas-instruments/msp-exp430g2/kit-dev-msp430-launchpad/dp/1853793
Farnel never fails :)
Jake, what it is saying is that its graphics processing is twice faster than iPhone 4S, which has one of the fastest SoC in terms of graphics. RPi's CPU unfortunately will be very weak, not comparable to those modern SoC's out there.
Originally Posted by wuyanxuuk.farnell.com/texas-instruments/msp-exp430g2/kit-dev-msp430-launchpad/dp/1853793
Farnel never fails :)
Originally Posted by PicarroPair this with a USB powered touch monitor and you have an extremely power efficient jukebox. Ahh, the possibilities are endless!
Originally Posted by Jake123456I read somewhere, can't remember where that this is a lot more powerful than the new iPhone 4S, not sure if thats correct or not..
Linux has lot's of nice devel tools.
Originally Posted by Phil RhodesQuote:Linux has lot's of nice devel tools.
Well, no, Linux has lots of devel tools. Most of them are very far from nice. Most of the "devel tools" on Linux are indistinguishable from a text editor (although, to be fair, quite a lot of linux is indistinguishable from a text editor...)
Much as people like to promote it as such, the idea that linux is in any way friendly or easy to get into as a brand-new software engineer is absolute fantasy.
Originally Posted by TyneciderI wonder what type of stuff the GPIO can be used for? mPCIe? eSATA? USB3?
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