[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 16:30:37 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 05:20 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>>> Connectors aren't too expensive, and FPGAs are cheap (don't know how
>>> good they are as disk controllers though, to be honest).
>> LOL, I got a good laugh because I just got a quote for 3K for an fpga 
>> :)
> Which FPGA?  I know we are paying no where near that for Spartan IIs in
> small quantities.

   Dude, there are *USED* FPGAs on eBay in excess of a thousand bucks.  
Spartan IIs are tiny.  We're talking things like big Virtex chips.

   Do an eBay search for "xilinx" or look at seller "danfuboco" on any 
given day and you'll see what I mean.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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