[rescue] Good source for Rambus?

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Thu Apr 1 12:10:43 CST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 11:57:46AM -0500, Francois Dion wrote:
> Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> >Because everyone realized that it was a bad idea, jumped ship, and now 
> >they're about as common as hen's teeth? :)
> >
> Beside the politics, particularly in 2000 (I just realised that I've had 
> this machine for over 3 years, not 2), why do you say everyone realized 
> that it was a bad idea?

Because when all is said and done, it turns out not to be that good of
an idea.  Sure, the transfer rate is high, but I understand latency is
terrible.  I think everyone else except Intel and Rambus themselves has
jumped ship.

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