lproven at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 12:12:29 CDT 2016
On 14 July 2016 at 21:03, ben <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
> * Lets add a brain dead cpu and run DOS.
Oh, come on, for the time, it was OK.
DOS compatibility looked like it'd be a selling point, although it
didn't actually prove to be a big one AIUI.
The A2000 came out in '87, the same year as the 68030, so including
that wasn't really viable. They probably should have used a 68020
(released 1984) but the performance and functionality gains over the
68000 were not that significant, I believe. And I think exploiting
some of them would have broken binary compatibility in AmigaOS.
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