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Hardware Acceleration Results

The hardware acceleration tool used in this project is the FPGA computing platform MAX-1, provided by Maxeler Technologies. It consists of a high performance Xilinx Virtex IV FX100 FPGA, and provides a high bandwidth interface of PCI Express X8 to the software side residing in CPUs. We found a speedup of 8x compared to the CPU implementation.