Re: potential new build hardware, "arndaleboard" samsung exynos 5,2GB ram
Kevin Bortis <Kevin.Bortis <at> ruf.ch> writes:
> Actually, I have one arndale board up and running. Over the weekend I
> have recompiled our embedded Debian based dist and it is awesome fast. I
> have attached an 256GB Samsung 830 Series SSD on the SATA3 port and got
> ~250MB/s write speed (dd from /dev/zero). The board consumes around 4W
> in idle, 6.2W with one core processing and 8W with both cores near 100%
> without the SSD. I would say that the overall performance is better than
> our 1.6GHz dual core Intel Atom board.
Thanks, that's very useful to know. A couple of questions:
- Can it be made to power up ON? Or is it always necessary to press a power-on
button after connecting the power, like certain other boards?
- Does it ship with a heatsink on the CPU? How warm does the CPU package get?
I am considering putting one in a 1U rack case in a warmish server room for a