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Re: [f-cpu] Re: your mail

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 12:46:51PM +0300, Kim Enkovaara wrote:
> You have to distinguish real speed and marketing speed :) The FPGAs are
> faster than they used to be and have big capacity, but you can pack 10
> times more stuff to ASIC and make it 10 times faster (of course everything
> depends on application).

Does that mean the F-CPU multiplier runs at >1GHz in an ASIC, and needs
only 3% of the die area? ;)

> Biggest disadvantage of big FPGAs is the price. ~$1000 is quite good price
> estimate in volume for the state of the art FPGAs.

When you say "volume", you probably mean 1000+ of them in a box, and
$1000 for each of them, right?

 Michael "Tired" Riepe <Michael.Riepe@stud.uni-hannover.de>
 "All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die"
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