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Old 05-05-2006, 11:38 PM
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Default Re: Opteron HT coprocessors

>things now bringing high end commodity CPUs (as opposed to specialist DSP
>hardware) and FPGAs close together - offerings from Cray, SGI, this new
>opteron socketed thingie etc. Most of the fuss is around their use in
>reconfigurable computing so the offerings tend to be lacking for raw
>serial IO...


>: Whats you acquisition area?


>Starlight - astronomical adaptive optics. Potentially you can be talking
>about multiple CCDs of many thosands of pixels framing at over 1KHz...


CCD -> Hyperthread -> FPGA -> Hyperthread .. other cpu(s).

(just a quick thought)

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