Nvidia has done a great job porting Linux to their Tegra K1, and it’s one of the only ARM processor with a GPU supporting OpenGL, which helps a great deal with Unity for example. Nexus 9 supports Ubuntu (somewhat), and platforms like Jetson TK1 board are suitable to developers, but as I and others wondered why nobody ever made a Tegra K1 mini PC, I’ve been informed that such device existed already with PC Partner’s N258N1-F mini PC.
N258N1-F technical specifications:
- SoC – Nvidia Tegra K1 quad-core ARM Cortex A15r3 processor with Kepler GPU
- System Memory – 2 GB RAM
- Storage – 16 GB eMMC + SD card slot
- Video Output – HDMI up to 3840×2160 @ 30Hz, 4096×2160 @ 24Hz or 3200×2000 @ 60 Hz
- Audio I/O – HDMI, headphone jack, and microphone jack
- Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi (with external antenna connector)
- USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 2x USB 3.0 ports
- Misc – Power button and LED, COM port
- Dimensions – 127 x 127 x 45 mm
- Weight – N/A
- Temperature Range – 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
- Relative Humidity – 20% to 95%
Via Tech Report, and thanks to Peter for the tip.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.