The Open Graphics Project has started accepting preorders for their OGD1, a graphics card with a completely open source design. This initial release is billed as a high-end FPGA prototyping kit specifically designed to test computer graphics architectures. The card has two DVI connectors, S-Video, 256MB RAM, and a 64bit PCI-X connector. The core of the system is a Xilinx Spartan-3 XC3S4000 FPGA. A nonvolatile Lattice XP10 FPGA is used to bootstrap the Xilinx at power up. Here's the layout of the specific components.
Open graphics card almost available
Posted on Saturday, May 24 2008 @ 05:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hack a Day writes the Open Graphics Project is now taking preorders for their OGD1 open-source graphics card, the product is priced at $1,500.