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Raspberry Pi benchmarked against Beagleboard, low price is long term

Feb 10, 2012, 17:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Zwetsloot)

[ Thanks to Rob Zwetsloot for this link. ]

"In a recent interview with Linux User & Developer, Raspberry Pi developer Eben Upton got a chance to talk about the performance of the upcoming SoC that is due out later this month.

"'Raspberry Pi, in terms of multimedia, outperforms any other dev board in existence ? which is nice,' explained Eben, 'In terms of general purpose computing, it's got this 700MHz ARM11, and our benchmark shows it?s about 20 per cent slower than a Beagleboard for general purpose computing. But, you know, it's a quarter of the price.'"

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