The unit has 1,872 parallel nodes, with each node consisting of two Intel i860
accelerator boards based on the Intel i860
chip; a Data Translation 3851-8 frame grabber; a digital video interface; an analog input/ output board; and DALSA digital area imagers.
The most elaborate arrangement they tested combined 48 IBM RS/6000 computers, 80 Sun Spare workstations, and two Intel i860
The Intel i860
, which is not a DOS machine but is currently available, is similar to the P5.
This NuBus card combines an Intel i860
RISC processor with up to 128MB of RAM.
The progress that has been made during the last three or four years is well illustrated by comparing the MIPS R2000 processor developed in 1986 with two-micron technology, with the Intel i860
developed in 1989.
SuperCard Family, a product line of CSPI, Billerica, MA, based on the Intel i860
Via an Intel i860
RISC-based graphics coprocessor, it can display 16.
The SHARC and PowerPC processors join the existing RACE Series product line as heterogeneous complements to the Intel i860
Perihelion's operating system, Helios, has been ported to the ARM, SGS Thompson Transputer, Intel i860
, Motorola 68K and Texas Instruments DSP processors.