The first details of the new Radxa CM5 computation unit were shared this week and it is equipped with an octa-core Rockchip RK3588S Cortex-A76/A55 SoC. Measures 55 x 40mm and is equipped with three high-density 100-pin board-to-board connectors. Other features will include options for 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB LPDDR 4x‑4224 SDRAM and storage will be available in optional 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB or 128GB eMMC flash memory up to 250MB/s.
Radxa CM5 Calculation Module
Although not fully released at the moment, the Radxa CM5 computation module is expected to support the same operating systems as the Rockchip RK3588 single board computer ROCK 5B which includes Android 12, Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11 as well as support for Buildroot and Yocto project build system. For full specifications, go to the Liliputing and CNX Software websites by following the link below.
“The first is that the Radxa CM5 has a higher performance processor than any of those other units. The RK3588S from Rockchip features four ARM Cortex-A76 CPU cores capable of speeds up to 2.4GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores up to 1.8GHz. It also has ARM Mali-G610 MP4 graphics, support for 8K video decoding, and a NPU with up to 6 of the best performance for AI tasks.Liliputing’s Brad Linder explains.
Unfortunately, no worldwide pricing or availability information has been released yet, but as soon as the information comes out, we’ll keep you posted.
Source: Liliputing: CNX Software
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