Comparison of Top Ten SBCs from the LinuxGizmos.com and Linux.com 2015 Hacker SBC Survey -- June 11, 2015












Raspberry Pi 2 Model B BeagleBone Black Raspberry Pi Model B+ Odroid-C1 DragonBoard 410c Odroid-XU3 Parallella Arduino TRE Edison Kit for Arduino Odroid-U3
Processor Broadcom BCM2836 TI Sitara AM3358 Broadcom BCM2835 Amlogic S805 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Samsung Exynos5422 Xilinx Zynq-7020 or -7010 TI Sitara AM335x Intel Atom “Tangier” Samsung Exynos 4412 Prime
CPU Cores 4x Cortex-A7 1x Cortex-A8 1x ARM11 4x Cortex-A5 4x Cortex-A53 4x Cortex-A15, 4x Cortex-A7 2x Cortex-A9 1x Cortex-A8 2x x86 4x Cortex-A9
CPU clock 900MHz 1GHz 700MHz 1.5GHz 1.2GHz 2.0GHz (A15), 1.4GHz (A7) 667MHz 1GHz 500MHz 1.7GHz
GPU Broadcom VideoCore IV PowerVR SGX 530 Broadcom VideoCore IV Mali-450 Adreno 306 Mali-T628 MP6 n/a (tbd) n/a Mali-400
Built-in RAM 1GB 512MB 512MB 1GB 1GB 2GB 1GB 512MB 1GB 2GB
Built-in storage no 4GB no no 8GB no no (tbd) 4GB no
Storage expansion microSD microSD microSD microSD, eMMC microSD microSD, eMMC microSD microSD microSD microSD, eMMC
Ethernet 100Mbit 100Mbit 100Mbit GbE no 100Mbit GbE 100Mbit no 100Mbit
USB 4x 2.0 host 1x 2.0 host, 1x 2.0 device 4x 2.0 host 4x 2.0 host, 1x 2.0 OTG 2x 2.0 host, 1x 2.0 device 1x 3.0 host, 1x 3.0 OTG, 4x 2.0 host 2x 2.0 OTG 4x 2.0 host, 1x 2.0 device 1x host, 2x device 3x 2.0 host, 1x 2.0 OTG
Display HDMI, composite HDMI HDMI, composite HDMI HDMI HDMI, DP HDMI HDMI console port HDMI
Other features Camera input PRU Camera input Console port WiFi; Bluetooth; GPS; camera input optional wireless module FPGA; 16-core Epiphany RISC coprocessor Atmel ATmega32u4 coprocessor WiFi; Bluetooth; Quark coprocessor heat sink
Expansion 40-pin multi-I/O “cape” multi-I/O 40-pin multi-I/O RPi compatible 40-pin multi-I/O 40-pin low-speed I/O; 60-pin high-speed I/O 30-pin multi-I/O 4x 60-pin multi-I/O Arduino “shield” multi-I/O Arduino UNO “shield” multi-I/O 8-pin multi-I/O
Dimensions 85 x 56mm 86 x 53mm 85 x 56mm 85 x 56mm 85 x 54mm 94 x 70mm 86 x 53mm 85 x 75mm (approx.) 127 x 72mm 83 x 48mm
Company or project RPi Foundation Beaglebone.org RPi Foundation Hardkernel / Odroid Project Qualcomm Hardkernel / Odroid Project Adapteva / Parallella.org Arduino LLC Intel Hardkernel / Odroid project
Price $35 $55 $25 $35 $75 $179 $99 (tbd) $100 $69











[ Version: 150610-06 -- Author: Rick Lehrbaum, LinuxGizmos.com -- Note: this chart goes with the article published here: Raspberry Pi stays sky high in 2015 Hacker SBC Survey. ]