[Pachi] Raspberry Pi cluster?

jonathan chetwynd jay at peepo.com
Thu Mar 1 21:33:49 CET 2012


Detlef

that's the impression I had...

I'm not clear how they imagine it might run a hdmi screen...

however there are things to think about...

ie a classroom full of kids, suggests a cluster

just in this case, not such a useful one for now.

some other threads elsewhere have expressed more interest....
p2p possibly?

tx


 
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On 1 Mar 2012, at 16:11, D. Schmicker wrote:

> As nobody is answering this:
> 
> I had a quick look on Pi: It is a standard arm processor, so it might be
> comparible with an iPad 1 processor. I have oakfoam running on iPad and
> it is roughly 10 times slower than on one actual i7 core.
> 
> Therefore I do not think such a cluster is of any use, as it will be
> more than 40 times slower than a i7-2600 e.g. which you can get for
> roughly 450$. And I did not talk about any RAM restrictions yet:)
> 
> Detlef
> 
> Am Mittwoch, den 29.02.2012, 09:56 +0000 schrieb jonathan chetwynd:
>> Jean-loup,
>> 
>> 
>> I would be interested on your thoughts regarding the Return On
>> Investment of a Raspberry Pi cluster
>> say 30 pieces?
>> 
>> 
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org
>> 
>> 
>> best
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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