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SubjectRe: Build your own Motherboards (was Re: AMD K6 233 Cpu 465 BogoMips??)
On Sat, 5 Sep 1998, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:

> No. There are plenty of companies that will do boards for you
> relatively cheaply $200 per one, but these are standard two-sided
> stuff. CPU mainboard has 5-7 leaves of metal so that all those buses
> didn't intersect. If you are not doing mass-production it will be
> quite expensive to manufacture one.

I stand corrected. I wasn't aware of this.

> The fact is it's even expensive to make your own PCI card.. So
> unlike software which can be easily customized the hardware tends to
> be mass-produced

Isn't it time that hardware caught up with software?

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