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The number I've heard bandied about was $15K for the some of the first Aarch64 boards/systems. Perhaps that was for one of the big Calxeda boxes, fully populated?
Contrast that with a $60 gooseberry or a $45 Raspberry Pi (if my order ever gets filled.)
I'll be much more interested when I can get something for <$200.
Supporting 64-bit ARM systems
Posted Jul 11, 2012 13:55 UTC (Wed) by khim (subscriber, #9252)
The number I've heard bandied about was $15K for the some of the first Aarch64 boards/systems.
I think you are comparing apples and oranges. I don't believe in $15K Aarch64 system for a nanosecond. Boards, sure, this is about what you can expect from brand-new architecture. I remember how we've developed software for $5 cryptogadget (that's retail price, bulk prices were about 2-3 times smaller and CPU itself was well below $0.5). Development board for a CPU was $5K.
Posted Jul 11, 2012 16:35 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
I fondly remember paying several thousand dollars for development boards, with retail prices of the end-user hardware below $200.
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