[Lancelot] Something to watch out for...
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Tue Sep 21 21:18:40 PDT 2004
Tommy Thorn wrote:
> Other news: The Stratix-II edition of our favorite board is out, alas, for the
> not-so-cheap $1k. Anyone played with it yet?
It's a darn tempting thing, because you get an EP2S60 "for a limited
time". Unfortunately that means that you won't be able to get updates
once your one-year subscription expires, since it won't work with webpack.
It's still tempting, though. M-RAM and multiplier arrays, and of course
Presumably there will be a Cyclone II version eventually, too. Cyclone
II has multipliers, but no M-RAM, and is presumably slower than Stratix II.
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