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Re: [trinity-users] About a Kernel

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:54:43 -0400
On Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:58:16 -0400
Gene Heskett <gheskett@...> wrote:

> On Monday 17 June 2019 12:10:55 am BorgLabs - Kate Draven wrote:
> And bleeding edge today, means its some variation of an arm cpu.  Sure, 
> there's now a 64 core threadripper rizen cpu's out there from amd, but 
> at the price per, around 3G's a socket, I suspect only going into 
> supercomputers paid for with taxpayer sheckles.  So that's not a concern 
> to you or I.

$2300, actually--and that's in Canadian dollars, so the US price would be
<$2000 (granted, that's a sale price).  I could theoretically afford one, but can't 
justify the cost for what I'd be using it for.  However, it isn't out of range for the 
serious hobbyist who would rather spend money on this than, say, a motorboat 
or a European vacation or a really good set of golf clubs, although it isn't a casual
purchase, either.

I'm curious about what's going to come out of the RISC-V architecture, though, 
now that chips are starting to show up on the market.  That's bleeding edge and 

E. Liddell