Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11216 from 2003/5/22
>> Who is going to develop and manufacture this 2 GHz single-core P6600-based
>> SoC with PowerVR GT7900 GPU for the MorphOS team?
> The MorphOS team could take on board a chip designer, as there are people able
> to do this in the Amiga world. As an alternative, Imagination Technologies could
> be asked to do it (they supply services around their own cores). We may get them
> to do so in exchange for an operating system. [...] a more interesting arrangement
> could be: the MorphOS supplies an operating system for free to Imagination and in
> exchange, they design the SoC for free for the MorphOS team.
I don't think you know what you are talking about here. To me, you sound clueless regarding the resources required to design and manufacture a modern IC as complex as a multi-GHz SoC.
> The higher end MIPS processors [...] are only used in a moderate number of chinese
> smartphones and tablets.
Loongson has been intended for routers, netbooks/laptops, desktop computers, servers and supercomputers.