[Beowulf] Cell

Mark Goodwin markgw at sgi.com
Wed Apr 27 07:55:33 EDT 2005


On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

> At 09:44 PM 4/27/2005 +1000, Mark Goodwin wrote:
> >
> >On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> >> > ...
> >> >yeah, I bet SGI is just kicking themselves for not realizing they could
> just
> >> >clamp a few numalink4 cables onto a Cell chip...
> >> 
> >> Nah, they will have to wait for intels CELL i guess.
> >
> >The extensible architecture described in http://www.sgi.com/pdfs/3721.pdf
> >isn't necessarily limited to FPGA and DSP devices.
> 
> Isn't contracts signed with Intel the limiting factor?

I have no idea about such contracts, nor if they even exist.
I'm just an engineer :-)
-- Mark
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