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! 3D API
 
! 3D API
 
! Video API
 
! Video API
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! [http://www.raspberrypi.org/raspberry-pi-2-on-sale/ Raspberry PI 2 Model B]
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[[Raspberry Pi]]
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! Broadcom BCM2836
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! Cortex-A7 Quad core
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! [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VideoCore Videocore 4]
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! 1 GiB
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! [http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ Snappy Core alpha-02] available
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! OpenGL ES 2.0
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! OpenMAX
 
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! [http://www.raspberrypi.org/ Raspberry PI Model B]
 
! [http://www.raspberrypi.org/ Raspberry PI Model B]
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[[Raspberry Pi]]
 
! Broadcom BCM2835
 
! Broadcom BCM2835
 
! ARM1176JZFS 700MHz
 
! ARM1176JZFS 700MHz
 
! [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VideoCore Videocore 4]
 
! [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VideoCore Videocore 4]
! 512MB
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! 512 MiB
 
! no
 
! no
 
! OpenGL ES 2.0
 
! OpenGL ES 2.0
 
! OpenMAX
 
! OpenMAX
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! [http://www.minix-tech.de/produkte/tv-box/neo-x5/ MiniX NEO X5]
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! Rockchip RK3066
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! Cortex-A9 Dual core
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! Mali 400 Quad core
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! 1 GiB DDR3
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! [http://ubuntu.g8.net/index.php/downloads 12.10 images] available
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!
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! Also has a VPU [https://code.google.com/p/rk3066-linux/issues/detail?id=1 but it appears it is not yet supported]
 
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! [http://www.wandboard.org/ Wandboard Quad]
 
! [http://www.wandboard.org/ Wandboard Quad]
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! Cortex-A9 Quad core
 
! Cortex-A9 Quad core
 
! Vivante GC2000 videocore
 
! Vivante GC2000 videocore
! 2 GB DDR3
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! 2 GiB DDR3
! 11.10 images available
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! [http://wandboard.org/index.php/downloads 12.04 LTS images] available
 
!  
 
!  
 
! [http://boundarydevices.com/freescale-gstreamer-plugins/ Freescale's own with sample code available]
 
! [http://boundarydevices.com/freescale-gstreamer-plugins/ Freescale's own with sample code available]
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See alse [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_single-board_computers Wikipedia's comparison of single board computers].
 
See alse [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_single-board_computers Wikipedia's comparison of single board computers].
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Latest revision as of 16:53, 2 February 2015

There are lots of nice little ARM systems for small money on offer. To run mythfrontend you need memory (keep in mind that the memory is shared between CPU and GPU!) and a fast CPU or supported GPU video decoding API.

System Processor CPU Cores GPU Cores Memory Ubuntu 3D API Video API
Raspberry PI 2 Model B

Raspberry Pi

Broadcom BCM2836 Cortex-A7 Quad core Videocore 4 1 GiB Snappy Core alpha-02 available OpenGL ES 2.0 OpenMAX
Raspberry PI Model B

Raspberry Pi

Broadcom BCM2835 ARM1176JZFS 700MHz Videocore 4 512 MiB no OpenGL ES 2.0 OpenMAX
MiniX NEO X5 Rockchip RK3066 Cortex-A9 Dual core Mali 400 Quad core 1 GiB DDR3 12.10 images available Also has a VPU but it appears it is not yet supported
Wandboard Quad Freescale i.MX6 Quad Cortex-A9 Quad core Vivante GC2000 videocore 2 GiB DDR3 12.04 LTS images available Freescale's own with sample code available

See alse Wikipedia's comparison of single board computers.