Target Hardware

See libreplanet processor review for list of processors, pricing (where found), features including Treacherous-capability, FSF Hardware Endorsement Criteria capability etc.

Some benchmark comparison between different processor famillies, which might help in deciding which platform would best fit the requirements can be found here

Hardware list from the PlugApps project here. Good overview of differences in SheevaPlug-class devices.

Summary

Name

Processor

Ram

Internal storage

HD slot

Wifi

Ethernet

Price (w/o shipping)

Comments

Efika MX Smarttop

ARM Cortex-A8 800MHz

512 MB

8 GB SSD

No

802.11bgn

1 x 100

129 $

Compulab Trim-Slice

ARM Cortex A9 1GHz

1 GB

?

?

802.11bgn

1 x 1000

N/A

Not available

Sheeva Plug

2.0 Ghz ARMv5 CPU

512 MB

512 MB NAND

No

No

1 x 1000

99 $

Dream Plug

1.2 Ghz ARMv5 CPU

512 MB

2GB microSDC

No

802.11bg

2 x 1000

N/A

Not available?

Tonido Plug

1.2 Ghz ARMv5 CPU

?

512 MB Nand

No

No

?

99 $

OpenRD-Ultimate

Marvell Sheeva 1.2 GHz

512 MB

512 MB Nand

Yes (?)

No

2 x 1000

249 $

Other verions available

FitPC2i Value

Intel Atom Z510 1.1GHz

1 GB

None

Yes

No

2 x 1000

298$

Other versions available

Alix 2d2

500 MHz AMD Geode LX800

256 MB

None

N/A

No

2 x 100

109$ (only MB)

Other versions available, requires assembly

Soekris boards

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Northec Microserver HP

VIA Eden ESP 667 MHz

256 MB

40 GB

Yes

No

1 x 100 ?

450 $

Other versions available

Fuloong Mini-PC

Loongson 2F, 800-900MHz

?

?

?

No

1 x 1000

Not available?

ARM based devices

Cortex A8, A9, A15 devices (armhf)

ARMv4t, ARMv5 and ARMv6 devices (armel)

x86 based devices

MIPS based devices