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Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 October 2020, 02:09
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By fitzsteve
Thanks for continuing to update and support this...

Thanks for continuing to update and support this fantastic software :)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 01:42
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By fitzsteve
Hi, there's probably a jumper setting in addition...

Hi, there's probably a jumper setting in addition but that should be it, very little software however takes advantage of the FPU until you start looking at high end setups.
Forum: support.Games 08 October 2020, 14:09
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By fitzsteve
The Freezing might be that you don't have the...

The Freezing might be that you don't have the screen modes setup in Picasso96, make sure you have 640x480x16/800x600x16 you can even try 512x384x16 if you have a smaller screen still looks good :)
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Forum: support.Games 07 October 2020, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By fitzsteve
Here you go the A4000 was massively faster due to...

Here you go the A4000 was massively faster due to the memory bandwidth I believe abd the Z3 bus:

https://youtu.be/dKN2Pq31tnM
Forum: support.Games 07 October 2020, 21:08
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By fitzsteve
Hi, recommend using a lower resolution such as...

Hi, recommend using a lower resolution such as 640x480 as it will improve performance however I think even on my 330mhz BPPC with Mediator/Voodoo 3 Timedemo is <15fps. What is your full system...
Forum: support.Games 07 October 2020, 20:49
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By fitzsteve
I don't think there are any that are not ported...

I don't think there are any that are not ported from PC games. The few releases were Warp3D/PPC because really at the time the 68k wasn't fast enough to push any acceptable frame rate for the 3D...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2020, 04:00
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By fitzsteve
New versions require Windows 7 or above, you need...

New versions require Windows 7 or above, you need to use 4.2.1 or older according to:


https://www.winuae.net/requirements/
Forum: support.Other 04 October 2020, 22:49
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By fitzsteve
Not for the A1200 unless you have a Vampire with...

Not for the A1200 unless you have a Vampire with built-in HDMI or the Blizzard Vision that only connects to the Blizzard PPC. Or you would need to put the Amiga in a Tower and use a Mediator PCI...
Forum: support.Other 04 October 2020, 21:40
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By fitzsteve
You forgot Classic Workbench, although not...

You forgot Classic Workbench, although not updated for a while offers a fantastic range of options for all manor of Amigas:

http://classicwb.abime.net/

Also AmigaSYS 4:
...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 October 2020, 00:20
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By fitzsteve
Probably this, from fs-uae.net: Empty hard...

Probably this, from fs-uae.net:

Empty hard drive images must be partitioned and formatted before use. Workbench may come with a tool called “HDToolBox” which you can use to partition the image. By...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 22:56
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By fitzsteve
Good luck with the build, when my ReAmiga was put...

Good luck with the build, when my ReAmiga was put together there was initially an issue with no chip ram, resoldering the Alice sorted.

Originally there was garbage serial output, resoldering...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 16:53
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By fitzsteve
Ah, ok then its not fast enough sadly, I tried...

Ah, ok then its not fast enough sadly, I tried with a Blizzard 1230mkiv and it was too slow to do anything useful with the soundcard. Be interesting if you do get different results or find any AHI...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By fitzsteve
I can't remember my tests exactly but I think I...

I can't remember my tests exactly but I think I tried Quake with AHI Audio which was very stutterty, playing an emulator like ASP (Speccy) with AHI Audio was fine and playing an Mp3 with the 060 via...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 16:35
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By fitzsteve
Something like 800 to 900k/sec isn't it? I did...

Something like 800 to 900k/sec isn't it? I did test mine previously with an A1200 and Blizzard 1230, it was to slow to drive the Audio but it did work on my Apollo 4040 in the A4000 and later when I...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 16:06
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By fitzsteve
Hi, yes it works but you need a fast CPU to...

Hi, yes it works but you need a fast CPU to decode it, anything under an 040@40mhz is too slow. Also the transfer speed is a bit slow so you might get skipping on the A1200, it works better on the...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 October 2020, 13:05
Replies: 146
Views: 19,451
Posted By fitzsteve
I guess it's FOMO culture. Can't really blame...

I guess it's FOMO culture. Can't really blame people for selling them at these prices if buyers are happy to pay. I do wonder what it means for the likes of the ACA 1260, might as well trash the...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 October 2020, 13:02
Replies: 146
Views: 19,451
Posted By fitzsteve
If people stop buying the CPU at these prices...

If people stop buying the CPU at these prices they'd have to drop the price. I'm glad I got my BPPC upgraded before the prices shot up though, the CPU are now more expensive than what I paid...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2020, 01:40
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By fitzsteve
No worries, I always ran one on my CSMK2 and was...

No worries, I always ran one on my CSMK2 and was fine even clocked to 66mhz although I'd be less comfortable overclocking one now.

I have a Rev5 060 on my BPPC and at 60mhz it was roasting hot...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2020, 23:38
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By fitzsteve
A lot of people say 060s run cool, this might be...

A lot of people say 060s run cool, this might be true in comparison to 040s but yes they will still hit temperatures over 60 (even up to 85) in normal operation, rather than using your finger get an...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2020, 21:33
Replies: 4,147
Views: 462,801
Posted By fitzsteve
Sorry to hear that :( (The damage not the...

Sorry to hear that :( (The damage not the delay!)

I hope it's not a big problem :guru
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 21:48
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By fitzsteve
I don't think they work as true master/slave, I'm...

I don't think they work as true master/slave, I'm sure I had the same results as above mentioned. Although I never tested with an updated scsi device
Forum: support.Other 12 September 2020, 17:06
Replies: 18
Views: 3,177
Posted By fitzsteve
I bought some more bits from Amigakit a couple of...

I bought some more bits from Amigakit a couple of days ago, arrived today so not sure what's up as aside from the AAA pack that's outstanding I've not had any issues with orders
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 September 2020, 21:38
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By fitzsteve
A600 for me made a cute project, I had an ACA630...

A600 for me made a cute project, I had an ACA630 and Indivision ECS, was a nice tidy little setup but I still prefer an A1200 any day of the week, with a Blizzard 1230 you pretty much have the...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 September 2020, 21:12
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By fitzsteve
Add power to your floppy port on the motherboard...

Add power to your floppy port on the motherboard with one of the power connectors on the PSU that helps
Forum: Coders. General 09 September 2020, 19:55
Replies: 358
Views: 69,275
Posted By fitzsteve
yeah I just found that too, I always had it in my...

yeah I just found that too, I always had it in my command line as I ran mediator with soundcard, just tried taking it out and it didn't run.

Also found the command for window = -windowmode :cool
Forum: Coders. General 09 September 2020, 19:27
Replies: 358
Views: 69,275
Posted By fitzsteve
Finally BlitzQuakeWOS working on my BVision...

Finally BlitzQuakeWOS working on my BVision setup, nice work Cowcat :great

Is there a Window mode available? Or full screen only?

I tried -win -window just in case but that didn't work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2020, 17:46
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By fitzsteve
Ha ha that's funny but it's a video not actual...

Ha ha that's funny but it's a video not actual gameplay, Doom must be the most ported game!
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 02 September 2020, 20:38
Replies: 65
Views: 18,802
Posted By fitzsteve
Really cool to see this working, I'll have to...

Really cool to see this working, I'll have to have a play with my old A4000 backups as they were with a CV64/3D and I remember playing Decent on it.
Forum: MarketPlace 02 September 2020, 20:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By fitzsteve
That is indeed a lovely A1200 and no need to be...

That is indeed a lovely A1200 and no need to be sorry :)

I bought a magic pack a long time ago. I don't have it anymore but it was nice to unpack it all for the first time and imagine what it...
Forum: MarketPlace 02 September 2020, 15:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By fitzsteve
I think they're going by the thread title :great

I think they're going by the thread title :great
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2020, 19:22
Replies: 328
Views: 20,345
Posted By fitzsteve
Yeah I had Stan convert my Blizzard 1240 to...

Yeah I had Stan convert my Blizzard 1240 to 060@80mhz too; I really wish I'd kept that card it was a fantastic setup, I used it to play all of Novas ports back when he started. It would be amazing...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2020, 18:34
Replies: 328
Views: 20,345
Posted By fitzsteve
I agree with this, I think it feels more...

I agree with this, I think it feels more comparable to 060 @ 80mhz at least my Vampire 500 does. I've ran all manor of Amiga systems with the same or similar builds. The best ones for me are still...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2020, 15:40
Replies: 328
Views: 20,345
Posted By fitzsteve
Good to know the TF works with Mediator, what...

Good to know the TF works with Mediator, what sort of speeds can we expect? 75mhz/100mhz?
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 August 2020, 15:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By fitzsteve
You might need to clean the Disk with Diskpart in...

You might need to clean the Disk with Diskpart in a Command Prompt before you can use it with WinUAE.

Alternatively partition and format your CF card in a real Amiga with a Workbench 3.1 Install...
Forum: support.Apps 22 August 2020, 03:24
Replies: 97
Views: 3,497
Posted By fitzsteve
Haven't had an Apollo 1260 for years but I'm sure...

Haven't had an Apollo 1260 for years but I'm sure you needed to add the CPU060 command to the startup sequence.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2020, 14:54
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fitzsteve
Should be able to get one cheaper than that. I...

Should be able to get one cheaper than that. I would put the Vampire up for PX/Trade as I'm sure someone with a 1230 would be happy to give a 1230 + cash for the Vampire.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2020, 14:35
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fitzsteve
Blizzard 1230MkIV is the card I would recommend...

Blizzard 1230MkIV is the card I would recommend for something in between, they're a solid card and will play a almost all WHDLoad games and make Workbench fast and snappy. They can take up to 128mb...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 19:29
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By fitzsteve
I wouldn't trust that old video the guy sounds a...

I wouldn't trust that old video the guy sounds a bit dodgy :crazy

I didn't have much success with an IDE to SATA adapter I did try once and gave up for much the same reasons.

I bought a couple...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2020, 19:22
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By fitzsteve
Maybe the Amiga itself needs recapping; if it...

Maybe the Amiga itself needs recapping; if it hasn't been done already the they will have started to leak by now.

I doubt you've been ripped off, this is old gear it an work well one day and be...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2020, 15:00
Replies: 146
Views: 19,451
Posted By fitzsteve
Some of Nova's ports such as ScummVM. He has...

Some of Nova's ports such as ScummVM.

He has ported Quake II to AGA, what speed does the TF1260 run at? Would need 80mhz I think.

I also like his Ports or Doom/Quake and Duke3D, I run them all...
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