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Old 08-Nov-2007, 17:21   #21
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Originally Posted by Tim Murray View Post
It sounds like they're targeting HPC, which makes an MXM module very strange (unless they're making MXM for a 1U rack, a la the highest-end Tesla thing?). So, if they're making MXM for laptops, I don't get that--it just doesn't make sense to have an HPC part in a laptop, especially if you already have the capability to run single-precision apps with an RV670 that's already there. Now, if they're making MXM bits for a rack (so you can get 6 or so in a unit), that's a lot more interesting, and I guess that'd make sense.
I thought about MXM for rack-mounting but then decided that "embedded" isn't the same concept as rack-mounting.

Embedded is something you deliver in a package - it might be a beefy laptop as you argue or it might be "mini-compute" type thing that operates as a desktop/deskside unit. Or something like a medical visualisation unit?

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