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StarFive Opens Crowdfunding for the VisionFive 2 RISC-V SBC, Starting at Just $46 | Gareth Halfacree,

By August 23, 2022August 29th, 2022No Comments

StarFive has opened crowdfunding for its second hobbyist-focused RISC-V single-board computer (SBC), the VisionFive 2 — promising a faster device with twice the cores, a GPU, and dual gigabit Ethernet ports.

The original VisionFive, unveiled late last year and sold exclusively in 8GB form from March this year, was a strong initial design but not without its troubles: as our testing showed, design flaws in the silicon hampered performance while reliance on an outdated end-of-life operating system — a situation now resolved by Canonical’s recent release of an official Ubuntu Server 22.04.1 image for the board — brought its own difficulties.

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