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Power consumption - Cubieboard A80 and Zotac Zbox CI320 nano
« on: April 11, 2015, 12:28:51 pm »
i measured the electric voltage of two devices:

Cubieboard A80
in operative mode (not idle) + Wlan "ON" and connected as client-> 2,7 Watt
+ USB Webcam connected, streaming webservice "on" and stream recording to file-> 3,7 Watt

by the way. if anyone interested in:

Zotac Zbox CI 320 nano
in operative mode-> 7,1 Watt

« Last Edit: April 13, 2015, 03:08:00 am by cubieboard_user12123 »

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Re: Power costs - Cubieboard A80 and Zotac Zbox CI320 nano
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2015, 04:43:22 pm »
And what about the prices?

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Re: Power costs - Cubieboard A80 and Zotac Zbox CI320 nano
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2015, 12:41:42 pm »
Costs are Country-dependent.

My costs are:
If cubie is powered for 24 Hours a day. Yearly costs are ~ 5 euro.
For Zbox costs Powered 24 Hours a day . Yearly costs are ~ 13 Euro.



Cubieboard A80 ~ 190 Euro

Pos:
you dont need anything else.
System can be installed on emmc (8gb) -> no other device needed.
Systems which can be used are Linux and Android.
Very low electric voltage.
Good Cpu performance.
No fan (zero Noise)

Neg:
You can only install special compilied Linux Versions.
Driver support is not up to date.
emmc and sdcard I/O performance is slow.
Only one usb 3.0 (otg)
Only 2 gb of ram.

Specs:

SoC – AllWinner A80 octa core 4x Cortex A15 @ 2.0GHz,  4x Cortex A7 @ 1.3GHz, and Imagination PowerVR G6200 GPU
System Memory – 2GB DDR3
Storage – 8GB eMMC (25MB/s read and write speed), micro SD Card slot
Video Output – HDMI 1.4, and VGA
Audio I/O – HDMI, 2x 3.5mm audio jacks for audio output and microphone
Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n up to 300 Mbps + Bluetooth 4.0 (AP6330 module)
USB – 4x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x Micro-B USB 3.0 port
Debugging – UART and JTAG (4 pins on top left of battery slot)
Expansion Header – 20-pin header with 2x UART, 3x I2C, GND, and VCC (5V)
Misc – IR receiver, RTC + battery slot, 2x user LEDs, 1x power LED, 3 push buttons for power, reset, and reboot (FEL).
Power – 5V/2.5A, USB 3.0, or 3.7V LiPo battery
Dimensions – 146x142mm


Zotac Zbox CI320 nano (Barebone) ~ 160 Euro

Pos:
You can install Windows 7 or Windows 8 or any Linux or Xbmc or Openelec.
Full UEFI-BIOS.
Full driver Support without any issues. -> out of the box.
SATA for perfect performance.
Up to 8gb of ram possible.
Great Cpu Performance.
No fan (Zero noise)

Neg:
Only 1 SATA port
Only 1 ram Module.
Higher electric voltage usage as cubieboard a80 (see top message)
You have to buy a sata disc and a ram module.

Specs:

Chipset
Manufactor        Intel
Chipset               N/A
GPU                       Intel HD Graphics

CPU Compatibility
Name               Intel Celeron N2930 (quad-core, 1.83 GHz) Burst frequency up to 2.16 GHz
Socket               N/A
Frontside Bus       N/A

Memory
Memory Type       DDR3L
Memory Speed       1333 MHz
Slots                       1 x 204-pin SODIMM
Capacity               up to 8GB

Expansions
Expansion Slots        N/A

3D API
DirectX                DirectX 11.1
OpenGL                OpenGL 4.3
Networking
Ethernet                10/100/1000Mbps
WiFi                        802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0

Audio
Analog                Stereo output
Digital                8-ch via DVI-HDMI adapter, S/PDIF

Storage
Hard Drive   Support  2.5-inch SATA 3.0 Gb/s HDD/SSD
Optical Drive        N/A
Memory Card Reader   3-in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC)

Ports
DVI                         N/A
HDMI   1
DisplayPort         1
SATA   1                    (SATA 3.0 Gb/s)
eSATA                 1
IDE                         N/A
PS2                         N/A
Serial Port                 N/A
USB Ports                 4 USB 3.0 (back panel) 2 USB 2.0 (front)
Firewire                 N/A

Cooler
Cooler                  passive cooling

Form Factor
Form Factor   mini-PC

OS Compatibility
Windows   Any Linux - Windows 8 (32/64-bit) · Windows 7 (64-bit)

General
SLI Supported                 N/A
Maximum Resolution         N/A

Other
Graphics Output                  1 HDMI / 1 DisplayPort

Packaging
Content                           1 x ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 1 x WiFi antenna 1 x VESA mount 4 x Mounting screws 1 x AC adapter 1 x Power cord 1 x Warranty card 1 x User manual 1 x Quick Install Guide 1 x Driver disc

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