Gigabyte Launches Impressive Raspberry Pi Rival




/ 3 years ago

Gigabyte Launches Impressive Raspberry Pi Rival

Gigabyte is releasing its own single-board computer, a la the Raspberry Pi. However, unlike the Raspberry Pi, which includes built-in RAM, the Gigabyte GA-SBCAP3350 allows custom RAM. The board features a single channel DDR3L SO-DIMM slot and runs up to 8GB RAM. The GA-SBCAP3350 also sports a soldered-in dual-core Intel Celeron N3350 with integrated HD Graphics 500. The processor has a 1.1GHz clock speed and a 2.4GHz Turbo speed. The GA-SBCAP3350 is slightly larger than the Raspberry Pi 3; the former measures in at 146 x 102mm, while the latter is 85 x 56mm). The board outputs at 4K 30Hz via HDMI.

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Specifications

CPU:

  • Built in with an Intel® Quad-Core Celeron® N3350 SoC (1.6 GHz)
  • 2MB Cache

Memory:

  • DDR3L SO-DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB of system memory
  • Support for DDR3L 1866/1600/1333 MHz memory module

Onboard Graphics:

  • Integrated in the SoC:
    • D-Sub port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920×1200@60Hz
    • HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 3840×2160@30Hz
    • Maximum shared memory of 512MB

Audio:

  • Realtek® ALC255 codec
  • High Definition Audio
  • 2-channel

LAN:

  • Realtek®GbE LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit) x2

Expansion Slots:

  • Half size Mini PCIe slot (MPCIE1)
  • (The Mini PCIe slot conforms to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)

Storage Interface:

  • Integrated in the SoC:
    • SATA 6Gb/s connectors x2
    • MSATA connector (MSATA_MPCIE2)

USB:

  • Integrated in the SoC:
    • USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel x2
    • USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers x4

Internal I/O Connectors:

  • DC-In power connector
  • System fan header
  • SATA 6Gb/s connectors x2 and SATA power connectors x2
  • Front panel header
  • Battery cable header
  • USB 2.0/1.1 headers x2
  • Serial port headers x4 and Serial port power select jumpers x4
  • Speaker header
  • GPIO power selection jumper and GPIO status configuration jumper
  • LVDS header and LVDS drive voltage jumper
  • Flat panel display header and Flat panel display switch header
  • Backlight switch header
  • Volume control header
  • Buzzer header
  • LPT/GPIO header and LPT configuration jumper
  • I2C
  • SMBUS
  • BIOS Select jumper
  • Clear CMOS jumper
  • Chassis intrusion header

Back Panel Connectors:

  • HDMI port
  • D-Sub port
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports x2
  • RJ-45 ports x2
  • Audio jack (headphone and microphone combo jack)

I/O Controller:

  • iTE® I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring:

  • Voltage detection
  • Temperature detection
  • Fan speed detection
  • Fan speed control
    • * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.

BIOS:

  • 64Mbit flash x2
  • Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
  • Support for DualBIOS™
  • PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features:

  • Support for:
    • Xpress Install
    • @BIOS
    • APP Center
      • * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications

Bundle Software:

  • Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)

Operating System:

  • Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor:

  • SBC Form Factor; 14.6cm x 10.2cm

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Price and Availability

We’re still waiting for Gigabyte to reveal the GA-SBCAP3350’s release date or price. More details are available on the Gigabyte website.


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