The Compute Module is a Raspberry Pi in a more flexible form factor, intended for industrial application. CM3 is the Raspberry Pi 3-based revision of the original Compute Module. The Compute Module contains the guts of a Raspberry Pi 3 (the BCM2837 processor and 1GB RAM) as well as a 4GB eMMC Flash device (which is the equivalent of the SD card in the Pi). The Pi 3 has a processor speed of 1.2GHz and runs at roughly 10 times the speed of the Pi 1 due to its quad-core CPU. This is all integrated on to a small 67.6mm x 31mm board which fits into a standard DDR2 SODIMM connector (the same type of connector as used for laptop memory). The Flash memory is connected directly to the processor on the board, but the remaining processor interfaces are available to the user via the connector pins.
- Board Type:Single Board Computers (SBC)
- Core Processor:ARM® Cortex®-A53, VideoCore
- Mounting Type:Fixed
- Utilized IC / Part:BCM2837B0