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Raspberry Pi Model B review: A tasty confection for hobbyists and budding programmers

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At a Glance

Budding programmers and video lovers with low budgets will find the Raspberry Pi delectable, but performance issues will scare away average users.

Price when rated: $35.00
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  • Dirt cheap
  • A great tool for learning how to program
  • Supports 1080p video


  • Sluggish performance overall
  • Default OS prone to crashing on this platform
  • A steep learning curve for neophytes

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