Retail sales of the Russian Baikal processor have started

13 April 2018
Baikal Electronics announced the start of retail sales of Baikal-T1 processors. For the first time in history, domestic "systems on a BE-T1000 crystal" became available to ordinary users.The Russian processor is sold in a set with the BFK3.1 evaluation board. This, in turn, is a Linux-based single-board computer. Recall that the Baikal-T1 consists of two MIPS P5600 cores with a clock frequency of 1.2 GHz, 1 MB of level 2 cache and a DDR3-1600 memory controller. The evaluation board has 128 MB and 256 MB flash modules as well as PCIe x4 interfaces, two SATA 3.0 ports, USB 2.0 and 10Gb Ethernet port. It is reported that BFK3.1 is designed for development of system and application software, design and prototyping of hardware solutions. Thus, not everyone will dare to buy this novelty, even in spite of its "attractive" price. In comparison with the same products intended for legal entities, BFK3.1 is 5 times cheaper and can be purchased for 39,900 rubles.