[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.

Dave McGuire rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 13 13:35:14 CDT 2001

On June 13, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> So, anyway.  Why hasn't anyone ever made a low cost vector machine.  Say
> one that could be sold for under $5k?


  Though, nice as it is, it's hardly in the same league.  Vectors are
WAY too short to be useful in a supercomputer context.

> We just need a few people with some money to design a chip that works
> decently with only a 33mhz frontside bus, yet manages to perform at least
> as fast a P2, and would be safe to put in SMP.  I wonder how hard it is to
> design CPUs...

  Eventually, I plan to do exactly that.

        -Dave McGuire

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