4 32-bit ARMv7 Cortex-A7 cores … 3 to 6 times faster! And 1G of RAM.
That’s about all that needs to be said … except that, yep, still $35.

Oh yeah … one more thing: “Raspberry Pi 2 runs the full range of GNU/Linux distros including Canonical’s Snappy Ubuntu Core – the new spin of this popular Linux distro that has been deliberately shrunk by Canonical to work in SoC in IoT.”

Now what reason don’t you have to go forth and Csound???