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FPGAs Use Flash Memory to Enhance Performance

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cadstarsucks
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This is NOT Microsemi's technology!
cadstarsucks   7/12/2013 8:22:28 AM
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Give credit where credit is due!  They bought Actel!  It has been around for years, it's just that the blithering idiots in the tech media did not bother reviewing it!

shehan
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Re: The sweet spot
shehan   7/11/2013 7:51:34 PM
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@Rob – Yes energy consumptions on Flash memory are much lower than energy used to power a hard disk. Hard disks have physical components such as the disk and the platter which needs power to fetch the data.

shehan
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Re: The sweet spot
shehan   7/11/2013 7:49:11 PM
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FPGAs always need compact cost efficient storage, I think it's a good idea to have Flash memory to store the data as it could be accessed at a great speed and uses less power. 

Rob Spiegel
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The sweet spot
Rob Spiegel   7/11/2013 8:46:19 AM
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Looks like Microsemi hit the sweet spot here with improvements in energy consumption and security. Those are the hot buttons these days.

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