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Re: The Raspberry Pi/SBC/Mini PC Thread (Raspberry Pi 4 released)

Post by Stormwatch » Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:33 am

Pis are nice for the size and low power use, but looking at those prices, I suspect an used/refurb PC would be a better choice in most cases.
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Post by ian » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:30 pm

OrangeRibbon wrote:
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I am a little let down they didn't add a sata port to boot off of.


ian if you need one, and it is cheaper to ship from 08106 let me know.
Sata port doesn't bother me too much, if pi5 has an M.2 connector on the underside I wouldn't complain though.

and I mean I would have grabbed the 4GB one at $80... last time I played around with one was the Pi 1 Model B
And shipping won't be cheaper, getting anything from overseas $20 item.. $60 shipping.. :olol: but thanks anyway.

But $100 for a cheap computer.. not so cheap, I'm sure I'll be able to pick up a 3B+ now for about $20 because everyone will upgrade. and thus being a cheap computer, which was the point of the whole thing from the start.
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Post by pixel » Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:12 am

It would be great if the new CPU will bring latency improvements for older systems, that's the one feature I'm looking for.

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Price: US$99-$139

SPECS:

High Performance:
* Amlogic A311D - x4 2.2Ghz Cortex A73, x2 1.8Ghz Cortex A53
* 12nm SoC fabrication process for low heat * 2T2R AC Wi-Fi with RSDB Features
* Bluetooth 5.0 * USB 3.0 Available * Gigabit Ethernet with WOL support * LPDDR4/X
* USB-C PD for heavy applications

NVMe SSD:
* M.2 Connector

Neural Network Accelerator:
* NPU: Supports a maximum frequency of 800MHz at 5.0 TOPS
* INT8 inference up to 1536 MAC
* Internal L2 cache (512KB) and system workspace buffer (1MB)
* Supports all major deep learning frameworks including TensorFlow and Caffe

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PS1 is working well on the Pi0 now.


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Things are look good

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Post by pixel » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:37 am

Libretro wrote:Thanks to a tester called Namanix, we can tell you in no uncertain terms that runahead with RetroArch works great on Raspberry Pi 4 for systems up to and including the GBA. With runahead configured right, you can get latency BETTER than the original console (on a CRT)!

I repeat again – with Raspberry Pi 4 and RetroArch, latency is NOT A PROBLEM thanks to runahead. You don’t need magic controllers or any fancy tech – but I’ll let the numbers speak for themselves.

Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 5 frames ahead – runahead – second instance – 65-75 fps
Super Mario Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – 86fps
Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – between 65 – 75 fps full speed
Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 50fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 5 frames ahead – 1 instance – 68fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 5 frames ahead – 2 instances – 140fps
Sonic – Genesis Plus GX – 5 frames ahead – 2 instances – 125fps
Streets of Rage 2 – Genesis Plus GX – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 117fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 100fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – 135fps
So, in other words, RetroArch and runahead is a done deal for NES, SNES, Genesis, and GBA on a Raspberry Pi 4. Better than console latency, better than on a real CRT. Put a fork in it, it’s done! All this for $50 tech, too. Kinda hard to beat in value.

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pixel wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:37 am
Libretro wrote:Thanks to a tester called Namanix, we can tell you in no uncertain terms that runahead with RetroArch works great on Raspberry Pi 4 for systems up to and including the GBA. With runahead configured right, you can get latency BETTER than the original console (on a CRT)!

I repeat again – with Raspberry Pi 4 and RetroArch, latency is NOT A PROBLEM thanks to runahead. You don’t need magic controllers or any fancy tech – but I’ll let the numbers speak for themselves.

Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 5 frames ahead – runahead – second instance – 65-75 fps
Super Mario Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – 86fps
Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – between 65 – 75 fps full speed
Mario Kart Advance – VBA Next – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 50fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 5 frames ahead – 1 instance – 68fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 5 frames ahead – 2 instances – 140fps
Sonic – Genesis Plus GX – 5 frames ahead – 2 instances – 125fps
Streets of Rage 2 – Genesis Plus GX – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 117fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 2 frames ahead – 1 instance – 100fps
Super Castlevania 4 – Snes9x 2010 – 2 frames ahead – 2 instances – 135fps
So, in other words, RetroArch and runahead is a done deal for NES, SNES, Genesis, and GBA on a Raspberry Pi 4. Better than console latency, better than on a real CRT. Put a fork in it, it’s done! All this for $50 tech, too. Kinda hard to beat in value.
This is the feature I was waiting for.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:54 am

Nice. Looking like it's a good little computer for the price.

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