My DIY low-power 6 SSD NAS based on the Quartz64 ARM board
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Introduction ARM SBCs have been around for a few years now. They were made popular and accessible mostly by the RaspberryPi released in 2012 . I’ve been enjoying building countless projects around these boards : web servers, home-automation, camera recording, IM bots,… A new trend has recently appeared in the SBC world : the PCIe slot! The RaspberryPi 4 Compute Module exposes it via the IO board , and the Pine64 RockPro64 is equipped with a PCIe 4x open-ended slot directly on the board.…
Let's plug an additional NIC on the Quartz64 !
Saturday, October 30, 2021
The Quartz64 and its PCIe port The Quartz64 is the latest SBC from Pine64 . It’s based on the RK3566 CPU running @2Ghz with up to 8GB of RAM (mine has 8GB) and provides a PCIe 4x port! This PCIe port is actually what I find amazing about this board. I know that the RockPro64 also provides this port but I haven’t had the opportunity to get my hands on this one board.…