The Raspberry Pi 4 was announced on Monday, and it represents a massive leap in capabilities compared to previous models. It’s crazy to think the original model only had a single-core processor, 256MB of RAM, and one USB slot.
How does the Raspberry Pi 4 fare on paper when compared to the previous model? We’ve got you covered with our Raspberry Pi 4 vs Raspberry Pi 3 Model 3B+ rundown.
In terms of sheer power, the Raspberry Pi 4 is a major step up from its predecessor, offering four heavy lifting Cortex-A72 CPU cores compared to the older model’s four Cortex-A53 cores.
Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, and it doesn’t take any Linux knowledge whatsoever. Here’s how to make your own retro game console in under 10 minutes.
Update (2/9/2017): We’ve updated this guide to reflect the changes in the newest version of RetroPie (currently 4.1). This includes entirely new sections for setting up your card, system, and controllers. Thankfully, the whole process is considerably easier now! If you’re just looking to update an older installation of RetroPie to the most recent version, start up RetroPie and head to the RetroPie Menu > Update, or follow this guide for more detailed instructions.