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Raspberry Pi 4 model B announced

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by W0RIO, Jun 25, 2019.

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  1. W0RIO

    W0RIO Ham Member QRZ Page

    The folks at Raspberry pi have announced the new RPi 4 model B single board computer, still priced at $35
    for the basic board with 1GB of RAM. Models with 2GB and 4GB of RAM are also available at higher price points.

    Here's the official announcement:
    And here are the specs: RPI4B.png
    The processor is now a Broadcom BCM2711 SoC, which has four 1.5GHz Cortex A72 CPU cores.
    That, along with the additional RAM and higher-level graphics support will make the board more suitable
    for full desktop and multimedia uses.
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  2. KE8FGB

    KE8FGB Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've been pretty interested in this: from what it seems the general performance level should be a good boost up from that of even the 3B+. Can't wait to get my hands on one of these to see how it runs. 4GB is going to be a godsend for large compiles I occasionally have to do (ntp, Python 3.8). Maybe I'll actually be able to run a Minecraft server on here without lagging, for once. lol
  3. N0YPD

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    Would like to run an SDR on it.

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