[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Wed Aug 6 17:05:03 CDT 2003

> >>> 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.

I've handled FPGAs that cost in the 5 digit range, and I'm only talking
about the digits to the left of the decimal point.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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