Dual Cortex-A72 + quad Cortex-A53 CPU, up to 2.0GHz frequency. Mali T860MP4 GPU, supports OpenGL ES 1.1 /2.0 /3.0 /3.1 /3.2, Vulkan 1.0, Open CL 1.1 1.2, DX11.

USB 3.0

One USB 3.0 type A port, up to 5.0Gbps. One USB type C port, USB 3.0 with DP 1.2 combined, reversibly plug. One USB 2.0 type A up to 480Mbps.


HDMI 2.0, up to 4K x 2K@60HZ, support HDMI CEC and HDCP.


On board wifi supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 MIMO, up to 867Mbps, and Bluetooth 4.1 with on board two antennas.


On board M.2 key M pcie connector, supports up to 4 lanes PCIE 2.1, max bandwidth 2.0GB, supports M.2 SSD, 4G card and other PCIE cards


Standard 96boards high speed expansion header including MIPI/CSI/USB/SDIO/HSIC and low speed expansion header including UART/I2C/SPI/GPIO/I2S.


As one of the most attractive member of 96boards family, ROCK960 is supported by many open source projects, officially or by the community.

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Introduce Rockchip RK3568

on November 28, 2020

The RK3568 was officially unveiled in the fifth RDC(Rockchip Developer Conference). Rockchip RK3568 chip is a high-range general-purpose SoC, made in 22nm process technology, integrated 4-core ARM architecture A55 processor and Mali G52 2EE graphics processor, supporting 4K decoding and 1080P encoding. RK3568 supports various types of peripheral interfaces such as SATA/PCIE/USB3.0, it has a built-in independent NPU, and can be used for lightweight AI applications. RK3568 supports both Android 11 and Linux systems, and targets at industrial customization markets such as IoT gateways, NVR storage, industrial control panels, industrial equipment, industrial control boxes, karaoke, cloud terminals, and vehicle control center.

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Rockchip RK3566 features and highlights

on October 21, 2020

In the Rockchip 2020 Processor Roadmap Update we had some basic info for RK3566 SoC and we know it’s a mid-range SoC targeting at AIoT applications with quad A55 cores, G52 GPU and supports dual display. We also regarded RK3566 as an upgrade version of the classic RK3288 with 64bits cpu, up to date gpu and some modern peripheral such as USB3.0. Vamrs, as the tier one design house of Rockchip, now have received the reference design of RK3566 and we can’t wait to share with you some highlights of this amazing and promising SoC.

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OpenGLES 3 Demo on the Rock960 running Panfrost drivers

on May 28, 2020

OpenGLES 3 Demo on the Rock960 running Panfrost drivers Sahaj Sarup from Linaro wrote a blog update on 96boards wesite. Hi all, Just a quick blog showing OpenGLES 3 applications now running on the Rock960 using the Panfrost GPU drivers. A Quick Recap on Panfrost: Panfrost is a free and open source driver for Mali Midgard and Bifrost GPUs. The driver is capable of running a few demos and has been upstream to Mesa & Linux (currently in linux-next).

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Rockchip 2020 Processor Roadmap Update

on November 25, 2019

2020 Roadmap update from Rockchip 2019 is coming to an end, and the plan for the coming year is already in place. We would like to share with you the next generation of RK35XX series SoCs, which will be launched by Rockchip in 2020: RK3588, RK3566 and RK3530, as well as its application scenarios, which covers industrial, AI, IoT, Audio and so on. Below is an updated roadmap from Rockchip officially:

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