Accelerator boards - no future? Bad business?
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Mon Apr 25 16:20:42 CDT 2016
On 4/25/2016 2:13 PM, Geoffrey Oltmans wrote:
> Well, the native memory, and peripherals, yeah sure, that was still "slow."
> (but still adequate). Most every accelerator board available for Amiga had
> it's own dedicated on-board memory and SCSI adapter for faster IO where it
> really mattered most. The other major thing being graphics adapters ran
> better on the 3000 and 4000 since those had 32-bit busses (and with higher
> speed and burst modes available), so they kinda sorta planned on people
> putting faster processors on those than what they were shipped with (and in
> some cases didn't have a CPU on the motherboard even).
> Not sure about the Apple front.
Well I know, you get the wrong chipset and nothing got suported
for the PC. Ben.
PS: I hate OS's for upgrading the screen resolution to get more crappy
dancing toasters. BRING BACK 640x480. I can READ the SCREEN.
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