[rescue] Total corporate madness (
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 21:53:38 CDT 2003
On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 06:05 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
>>>>> Connectors aren't too expensive, and FPGAs are cheap (don't know
>>>>> 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
>>> Which FPGA? I know we are paying no where near that for Spartan IIs
>>> 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.
Jeeeeezus, dude. I hope you handled them carefully. ;)
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
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