Twitter users @SadHappyAmazing and @HistoricalPics posted yesterday two photographs (copy) showing the Raspberry Pi Zero juxtaposed in front of the Norwich City Council Treasurer's Department building, where the delivery of the Elliott 405 computer was photographed in 1957. Here is how the two computers compare.
|Measure||Elliott 405||Raspberry Pi Zero|
|Instruction cycle time||10.71-0.918 ms (93-1089 Hz)||1 ns (1 GHz clock)|
|Main memory||16 kB drum store||512 MB LPDDR2 SDRAM|
|Fast memory||1280 bytes (nickel delay lines)||32 kB (16 kB I + 16kB D L1 cache)|
|Secondary memory||1.2 MB (300,000 word magnetic film)||8 GB (typical micro SD flash card - not included)|
|Output bandwidth||25 characters/s||373 MB/s (1080p60 HDMI)||Weight||3-6 tons||9 g|
|Size||21 cabinets, each 2m x 77cm x 77cm||65mm x 30mm x 5.4mm|
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