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Forum: Hardware pics 28 June 2020, 03:40
Replies: 75
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Posted By DarrenHD
Nice, yes the MK2 is known to be the slowest of...

Nice, yes the MK2 is known to be the slowest of the Cyberstorms (MK1 and MK3 being faster). I have a MK3 50Mhz 060 in my A3000 and it tops out at just over 45MB/sec in bustest, with 60ns ram...
Forum: Hardware pics 27 June 2020, 23:00
Replies: 75
Views: 21,686
Posted By DarrenHD
How fast is your ram? Can you show SysSpeed...

How fast is your ram? Can you show SysSpeed memory test results? Is the WE faster than the CS MK2 with the 100MHz hack?

Darren
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2020, 06:01
Replies: 209
Views: 15,253
Posted By DarrenHD
I get 25-30MB/sec from my 7720U ACard from my old...

I get 25-30MB/sec from my 7720U ACard from my old system. But currently I am using a "real" UW SCSI drive on my CS PPC and I get about the same. ACard has slight overhead but is still quite nearly...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2020, 05:49
Replies: 209
Views: 15,253
Posted By DarrenHD
Great thanks, so a far cry from a real UW SCSI...

Great thanks, so a far cry from a real UW SCSI drive hooked up to the CS PPC/MK3, or via an ACard (which gets 25-30+MB/sec). I think I'll go for an ACard for my CS PPC/MK3 systems and the SCSI2SD in...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2020, 23:01
Replies: 209
Views: 15,253
Posted By DarrenHD
Can one of you ACDC hacker maybe, comment on the...

Can one of you ACDC hacker maybe, comment on the sysspeed results with scsi2sd v6 with the cs ppc or mk3? How fast?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2020, 03:32
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By DarrenHD
I am in the same boat. My AA3000+ is complete...

I am in the same boat. My AA3000+ is complete but waiting for shipping to resume between Finland and Canada. And my Zz9000 has been ordered but I have not received it yet. I'm in batch 5 so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2020, 22:25
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By DarrenHD
Glad it works. I still have to replace my U480...

Glad it works. I still have to replace my U480 chip...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 June 2020, 05:15
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By DarrenHD
Nice video, thanks. I'm still waiting for my...

Nice video, thanks. I'm still waiting for my AA3000+ motherboard to arrive. There is no mail from Finland to Canada at the moment so I have to wait.

I will be working on my 2nd A3000 case like...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 18:09
Replies: 196
Views: 19,476
Posted By DarrenHD
I don't mind overlclocking when it is safe, and...

I don't mind overlclocking when it is safe, and you can limit the overclocking to certain aspects (eg. just the CPU, not the CPLD's or other supporting chips).

I did the 100MHz overclock on my...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 18:03
Replies: 52
Views: 1,841
Posted By DarrenHD
Nice photos thanks! I have an A2000 also and...

Nice photos thanks! I have an A2000 also and sometimes the floppy drive doesn't read disks that well. Did your cleaning and lubrication of the drives help with their operation? Are they working...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 17:58
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By DarrenHD
For the Elbox mediator there is a 3rd party...

For the Elbox mediator there is a 3rd party driver for the Adaptec AHA-2940AU, AHA-2940UW, and AHA-2940UW Pro. I have not tested it myself however. It should work in a free PCI slot in your...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 03:14
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By DarrenHD
Ah ok. So only 3000D doesn't have it. Wonder...

Ah ok. So only 3000D doesn't have it. Wonder why C= did that!
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 16:51
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By DarrenHD
Would you need the INT2 mod in the A3/3000T since...

Would you need the INT2 mod in the A3/3000T since this accelerator has a SCSI controller?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2020, 21:48
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
So you have the Warp Engine in your AA3000+ (in...

So you have the Warp Engine in your AA3000+ (in an A3000 case?) It fits ok, or do you have the Warp Engine 3000 version with angled simm sockets?

I plan on putting Matze's TK-060 in my A33000+ (if...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2020, 16:19
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
Yes the WE is/was a great (the best) 040...

Yes the WE is/was a great (the best) 040 accelerator. Do you know if you fit it with an 060 if it affects memory speed? Would be interesting to see that result. In any case Matze's TK-060 will be...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2020, 14:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
50MHz. 233 for the PPC.

50MHz. 233 for the PPC.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2020, 06:59
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
Enabled 60ns ram on cs ppc...quite a bit faster.

Enabled 60ns ram on cs ppc...quite a bit faster.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 22:03
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
That can be arranged tonight :) hehe

That can be arranged tonight :) hehe
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 17:32
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
Yes and MK3/CS PPC is faster still. Matze's...

Yes and MK3/CS PPC is faster still. Matze's TK-60 is insanely fast have you seen his bustest results @ 100Mhz? like 80MB...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 17:09
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
Unfortunately I did not do before and after...

Unfortunately I did not do before and after sysspeed tests or bustests. But I have photos of the new results with the 100MHz speed...

trixter the bustest results are attached. Note that speeds on...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 15:24
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
No huge difference (or any?) in SCSI speed,...

No huge difference (or any?) in SCSI speed, perhaps very small. I get 8.x to 9.x MB/sec with sysspeed.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 07:02
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
OK my 100MHz oscillators arrived yesterday. So...

OK my 100MHz oscillators arrived yesterday. So today I did the "100MHz hack"! First time I soldered smd jumpers...so I was very nervous!

However, the procedure was succeessful and now my CS MK2...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 02:52
Replies: 44
Views: 2,391
Posted By DarrenHD
Over on a1k.org Scrat and Matze got ahold of 5...

Over on a1k.org Scrat and Matze got ahold of 5 original AA3000 boards (not sure how). They have built two of them. They are revision 2. Pretty amazing stuff:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 17:26
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By DarrenHD
Thank you!! :)

Thank you!! :)
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 06:28
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By DarrenHD
A3000 location of JP351??

Hi, can someone help me find JP351 on the A3000 motherboard? I am either blind or dumb, but it is not near JP350 and 352...need to disable DF1.

Thanks
Darren (rev 6.1 motherboard).
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2020, 06:20
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By DarrenHD
That means at some point in the past, the NVRAM...

That means at some point in the past, the NVRAM failed to save the settings, perhaps due to a dead battery or circuit/chip problem. You can reset those values and save them with software, and if...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2020, 05:25
Replies: 3,992
Views: 425,408
Posted By DarrenHD
Got it...hope it works out :) :)

Got it...hope it works out :) :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 May 2020, 21:32
Replies: 3,992
Views: 425,408
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Hedeon, thanks for all your efforts. Are you...

Hi Hedeon, thanks for all your efforts. Are you planning AA3000+ / Firestorm support or does that depend on further developments of the prometheus.library version 3.1? (I noticed you are in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2020, 21:52
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
Sorry what is Zer060? :) I guess try the...

Sorry what is Zer060? :)

I guess try the bare minimum if you can, but you shouldn't have to. I'm still stable with the SF450 in my setup, although as you pointed out, you haven't swapped the mb...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2020, 02:38
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
OK let us know how it goes. I don't use HS Math...

OK let us know how it goes. I don't use HS Math libs, just normal AmigaOS 3.1.4 math libraries. I also am using the latest phase-5 060 library, not MMU libs, on my CS PPC system.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2020, 23:45
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
I am using Picasso 96 (iComp latest version) now...

I am using Picasso 96 (iComp latest version) now with the Mediator installed. GREX is on the shelf...

Just as something to try, have you tried without the CV PPC attached? Maybe it's draining...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2020, 22:02
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
I only have the cables connected that I need. ...

I only have the cables connected that I need. The only "extra" thing I have connected is an 80mm fan and a small (5-inch long) LED lighting strip. So I have:

-Motherboard power (via AmigaKit ATX...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2020, 20:46
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
Oh crap that sucks :(

Oh crap that sucks :(
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2020, 19:56
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
Just curious where do you live? :)

Just curious where do you live? :)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2020, 19:11
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
I'd recommend Final Edition, I think it's much...

I'd recommend Final Edition, I think it's much more polished and stable than 4.1 Classic.

BTW regarding shipping....I'm waiting for about 10 packages from various places...and shipping is crazy...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2020, 18:20
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
Sorry my mistake, 8029 in the machine with the...

Sorry my mistake, 8029 in the machine with the SF450 and CS PPC, 8139 in the other system. Are you running OS4 Final Edition? The drive for the 8029 should work relatively well. I would not update...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2020, 17:18
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
It's an older 5V Mediator purchased maybe 6-8...

It's an older 5V Mediator purchased maybe 6-8 years ago. My complete configuration in the A4000 with SF450 is:

Amiga 4000 with hese Alice+ A4000cr replica motherboard (so brand new).
Cyberstorm...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2020, 22:56
Replies: 348
Views: 15,164
Posted By DarrenHD
Ok great that it seems to be (just) heat! I...

Ok great that it seems to be (just) heat! I haven't done a Quake1 demo test yet but maybe I should do that. I have ran Wipeout 2097 for 3+ hours with no crash. I have a similar setup and don't...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2020, 19:07
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
I have the CS PPC system with either a GREX or...

I have the CS PPC system with either a GREX or Mediator. Currently the Mediator is installed. The other system is an A4000 also with Mediator and a Cyberstorm MK2 060. Then I have an A3000 which...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2020, 03:31
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrenHD
No mk3 :). But yes...I will wait!

No mk3 :). But yes...I will wait!
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