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July 06, 2012, 06:21:43 PM
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IIRC BFL started advertising their SC products (without revealing they were ASICs) at least 6 months ago. Assuming they have been working on them for that long, they will have put 10 months of work in them by October.
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July 06, 2012, 06:32:57 PM
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IIRC BFL started advertising their SC products (without revealing they were ASICs) at least 6 months ago. Assuming they have been working on them for that long, they will have put 10 months of work in them by October.

It was WAY before that.

Their 'Super Computer' products were advertised right next to the single and rig-box from the outset.
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July 07, 2012, 12:56:29 AM
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Was it really known back then that the 'super computer' product was in fact a future asic or did that happen later?

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July 07, 2012, 12:57:56 AM
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Was it really known back then that the 'super computer' product was in fact a future asic or did that happen later?
Nothing specific was mentioned about it other than the name. From the inception of the website, there were always 3 products showing.

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July 07, 2012, 01:01:54 AM
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Was it really known back then that the 'super computer' product was in fact a future asic or did that happen later?
Nothing specific was mentioned about it other than the name. From the inception of the website, there were always 3 products showing.

Yeah, that is what I remember as well. I guess I just assumed that the super computer was just a bigger rig-box Wink  for more money, heh.

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July 07, 2012, 01:05:02 AM
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Was it really known back then that the 'super computer' product was in fact a future asic or did that happen later?
Nothing specific was mentioned about it other than the name. From the inception of the website, there were always 3 products showing.

Yeah, that is what I remember as well. I guess I just assumed that the super computer was just a bigger rig-box Wink  for more money, heh.

Originally it may have been that, but times change...

The point it they've been working on the asic for a year or more.
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July 07, 2012, 01:45:07 AM
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Originally it may have been that, but times change...

The point it they've been working on the asic for a year or more.

Where's the proof?

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July 07, 2012, 02:00:30 AM
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Originally it may have been that, but times change...

The point it they've been working on the asic for a year or more.

Where's the proof?

Huh? What you need proof for?

Or do you take issue with 'working on'.

I'll change that for 'planning'. Happier now?
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July 07, 2012, 02:06:15 AM
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July 07, 2012, 06:51:15 AM
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Uh, or they changed their plans from using fpga sometime between announcing SC and announcing future ASIC products? If I'm remembering right the mini-rig is a bit shrunken from initial announcement specs, suggesting that trying to get more BFL fpga units into a reasonably managed single unit would be quite a difficult engineering challenge.

Edit: Looks like my memory was correct, originally they announced 50GH/s at ~$25000. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=53530.msg638003#msg638003

Was it really known back then that the 'super computer' product was in fact a future asic or did that happen later?
Nothing specific was mentioned about it other than the name. From the inception of the website, there were always 3 products showing.

Yeah, that is what I remember as well. I guess I just assumed that the super computer was just a bigger rig-box Wink  for more money, heh.

Originally it may have been that, but times change...

The point it they've been working on the asic for a year or more.
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July 07, 2012, 07:17:20 AM
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Oh, that reminds me...

I wonder if they'd be willing, in addition to the coffee warmer, make one with 2 or 4 asics in it, that doubles as a hot-air popcorn popper... .. .

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July 07, 2012, 05:32:29 PM
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Oh, that reminds me...
I wonder if they'd be willing, in addition to the coffee warmer, make one with 2 or 4 asics in it, that doubles as a hot-air popcorn popper... .. .

 Or I'm sure a ceramic-coated, PFC-free, metal pan would act as a pretty tremendous heat-sink for use as an oil-based popping solution.

 Either way, I think you are onto something with ASIC-based popcorn makers.

 I would buy at least one Wink I'm sure the guys over at /r/subredditdrama would buy them in droves.
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July 07, 2012, 06:28:27 PM
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Oh, that reminds me...
I wonder if they'd be willing, in addition to the coffee warmer, make one with 2 or 4 asics in it, that doubles as a hot-air popcorn popper... .. .

 Or I'm sure a ceramic-coated, PFC-free, metal pan would act as a pretty tremendous heat-sink for use as an oil-based popping solution.

 Either way, I think you are onto something with ASIC-based popcorn makers.

 I would buy at least one Wink I'm sure the guys over at /r/subredditdrama would buy them in droves.

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July 09, 2012, 12:27:45 PM
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Why did you post that you are now waiting for 25 BFl SC Units ?

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=92244.msg1016511#msg1016511
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July 09, 2012, 12:30:47 PM
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I would love a popcorn maker asic.

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July 09, 2012, 12:59:48 PM
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Why did you post that you are now waiting for 25 BFl SC Units ?

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=92244.msg1016511#msg1016511

I didn't.

This is an insurance product that will pay out either in the situation that BFL ships 25 units, or that they do not ship 25 units, depending on which insurance you buy.

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July 09, 2012, 02:12:47 PM
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This is an insurance product that will pay out either in the situation that BFL ships 25 units, or that they do not ship 25 units, depending on which insurance you buy.

 Great. So if it wasn't bad enough that some moderators seemingly have no sense of objectivity, we now have a moderator endorsing and organizing gambling ?

 Diablo, it's time to step down. Your jimmies are way too rustled over all this BFL stuff.
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July 09, 2012, 02:47:00 PM
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endorsing and organizing gambling ?

How is this any different from say "bitcoin speculation"?

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July 09, 2012, 03:33:51 PM
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endorsing and organizing gambling ?
How is this any different from say "bitcoin speculation"?

It's not. So much for thinking we should hold moderators to a higher standard.

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July 09, 2012, 03:57:44 PM
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Why did you post that you are now waiting for 25 BFl SC Units ?

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=92244.msg1016511#msg1016511

I didn't.

This is an insurance product that will pay out either in the situation that BFL ships 25 units, or that they do not ship 25 units, depending on which insurance you buy.

That double standard:

I will never buy BFL products but I have ordered 25 units so if they ship you get this, but if they don't ship you get that, but I will still never buy BFL product.. EH?
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