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Can you use the Raspberry Pi 3 as your work PC?

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"The Raspberry Pi 3 is a $35 computer that is on the cusp of challenging the modern PC.

The bump to the processing power of the latest machine has, according to its co-creator, elevated its performance to a point where it can comfortably be used as a desktop computer.

To determine whether the latest Pi really can go toe-to-toe with a current laptop, I spent a week using the Pi 3 as my main work machine.

The test is inherently unfair, my regular laptop – a Toshiba Portege Z30 – costs roughly 40 times the price of the Pi 3, and Pi co-creator Eben Upton was comparing the board with an 'entry-level PC' from more than six years ago.

But despite the odds being stacked against the Pi, the credit card-sized computer held its own in many respects and demonstrated just how much power it squeezes out of its budget hardware.”

Read more at TechRepublic


NCC Weekly News Update 15 March 2016 

 

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