Its official - Raspberry PI 5 was announced for mid-end of month of October shipping.
Of course, my question will be, how long before DietPi supports the new board?
*my personal interest is an upgrade from Pi 4 to Pi 5 with PCIe m.2 SSD to speed up our WordPress hosted website.
I already ordered RPi5 8GB to upgrade my 24/7 running RPi4 4GB with DietPi
I hope that idle power consumption will be better than RPi4.
Here: Raspberry Pi 5 Review: A New Standard for Makers | Tom's Hardware
“At idle, without any added cooling, it sits at around 50.5 degrees Celsius and consumes around 2.7 Watts.”
But Jeff mentioned in his video that RPi 5 has lower idle power consumption that RPi 4:
blog: Answering some questions about the Raspberry Pi 5 | Jeff Geerling
running Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm)
aarch64 with kernel 6.1.32-v8+ (source)
here are good thread with interesting data, logs, thoughts Raspberry Pi 5 model B · Issue #21 · geerlingguy/sbc-reviews · GitHub
we are checking for developer samples. Let’s see how this is going.
Explaining Computers on YT did a power measurement…running wide open…it was pulling 6 watts…and was about 50-70% faster across the board on almost all benchmarking metrics
Looks like good start but many issues to resolve before Dietpi is stable for Pi 5… Please keep us informed!