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Raspberry Pi Gaming - Second Edition by Shea Silverman

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Raspberry Pi 2

As of this writing, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has introduced a brand new board called the Pi 2. While sharing the layout and price of the Model B+, the Pi 2 has been heavily upgraded.

The biggest change is the move from an ARMv6 running at 700 MHz, to a quad-core ARMv7 running at 900 MHz. The ARMv7 is a pretty big upgrade; it is what most Android releases are compiled for and the minimum version for other Linux distributions. Microsoft has even mentioned releasing a customized version of Windows 10 for the Raspberry Pi. The other major upgrade is that the RAM has been increased from 512 MB to 1 GB.

The Pi 2 is also backwards compatible with software written for the original Pi. In order to move your Pi's SD card to the newest Pi ...

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