After months of speculation, the Raspberry Pi Foundation finally released the all new Raspberry Pi 4 to the public! The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B comes surprisingly in 3 different “flavors”, with models that have 1GB, 2GB and 4GB of RAM, and prices varying from $35 on the 1GB model to $55 for the 4GB model.
The Raspberry Pi foundation claims this new version was designed to give you a “complete desktop experience”, however, everyone including your mother knows right now that the Pi is a very powerful little single board computer that can handle classic emulation really well! The previous model, the Raspberry Pi 3 B+, was capable of running PlayStation 1 games at full speed. Although The Pi up to this point has been able to run almost everything from the late 90’s and down, as far as emulation goes, it was not very successful at emulating systems like the Nintendo 64, SEGA Saturn and the Panasonic 3DO, all part of the same generation as the PlayStation 1, so the new Raspberry Pi 4 – specially the 4GB RAM version – is expected to be able to at least improve the emulation of such systems, compared to its older brother.
The Raspberry Pi foundation released a new Raspberry Pi today to celebrate Pi day! A few improvements were made in the specs of the micro single board computer, but do not expect a huge increase in performance from the Pi 3 Model B. The Model B+ that just released has a slightly faster 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band Wi-Fi and 3x faster ethernet port, even though not by much, this version is a clear update from the previous version, and expect everyone to be using this one from now on, specially because it comes at the same $35 base price.
This is great news for gamers that use Raspberry Pi for their emulation needs! Right now, you can get the Super Tinytendo Case for Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B with a large cooling fan for only $13.14 at Amazon. We don’t know for how long this sale will last, but it’s 56% off right now on a pretty cool Raspberry Pi case for your gaming setup! You can also fit an ASUS Thinkerboard on the case on this SNES Inspired Raspberry Pi case.