Dr. David Alan Gilbert
dave at treblig.org
Sat Jul 27 23:57:54 BST 2013
* luke.leighton (luke.leighton at gmail.com) wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Ken Phillis Jr <kphillisjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think the solution is probably looking into a hybrid setup where you
> > use a Zynq XC7Z010 or Zynq XC7Z020 soc as a base and then add a
> > secondary ( cheaper/lower-powered ) FPGA to handle things like Sata
> > and power.
> yehhh, but it doesn't compare with the Jm20329 which is under $0.50
> but wait you have to add $1 for a USB hub IC and that's extra board
> space hmmm.... then also with a lower-powered FPGA you'd be able to do
> a parallel bus between the two FPGAs.
> yeah good thinking ken.
A USB-SATA bridge is just *horrible* - it's the whole reason
people were looking at the A10 for something with an onboard SATA.
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