Getting Around The Bottleneck

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Dunno how many of my friends might have listened to me drone on and on about the superiority of the Motorola chips vs. the Intel CPUs on 'massive parallel processing', but since Apple dumped the Motorola company due to heat generation issues, the fruit's been a bit pale.

On the other hand, here's a *card* you can stick in your Intel box and farm out all the massive processing.  It's $1300, but yano, it replaces a $5M room of boxes.

BTW, if you forget the Apple ad when the G4 came out and was actually prohibited from export (due to the fact that it was, technically, the first desktop 'supercomputer' capable of over a gigaflop of processing), here it is:

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