[Lancelot] Re: Cyclone II EP2C70 available now

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Apr 25 14:02:54 PDT 2006

Tommy Thorn wrote:
> I wrote:
>>> Tommy -- still searching for a Cyclone II EP2C70 board
> Well well.  I haven't seen it mentioned/announced anywhere, but in my
> casual browsing of altera.com I found that it's now available for $1095
> (http://altera.com/products/devkits/altera/kit-video-cyclone2.html)
> This is basically the good old DSP board, but with an additional
> daughter card and a EP2C70 instead of the EP2C35.  Of note, it includes
> a 256 MiB DDR2 DIMM and1 MiB Synchronous SRAM.
> The price seems reasonable compared to the $995 EP2C35 edition.  The
> only thing I could had wished for was to have RLDRAM II instead of DDR2,
> but I'm being unreasonable.

Hm... don't see any networking nor any mass storage support listed.  It might be there, 
but without it it's hard to use this for anything sane.


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