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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 00:51
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Posted By eXeler0
We are lucky now that all these high end choices...

We are lucky now that all these high end choices appear for the 1200 in rougly the same year after 20 years of nothing ;-)
TF1260 will truly be the "060 to the peoole"-card, but featurewise, it...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 20:55
Replies: 100
Views: 12,965
Posted By eXeler0
Ok, we'll see if its just a rumour or if its...

Ok, we'll see if its just a rumour or if its true.. While I understand some ppl will think its way too expensive its actually not *that* bad for what you get all things considered.. 20+ years old...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2020, 16:32
Replies: 100
Views: 12,965
Posted By eXeler0
Yea, not a bad choice. TF1260 should end up the...

Yea, not a bad choice. TF1260 should end up the cheapest while the Warp 1260 brings most features, so it would be motivated with higher price. It looks very feature complete for what you could ask fo...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2020, 17:57
Replies: 516
Views: 48,671
Posted By eXeler0
I wouldn't really expect exact feature lists or...

I wouldn't really expect exact feature lists or precise deadline, but it seems you do have a list of stuff to add to 3.2 and the stuff that will not make it but probably in a future release. That...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 May 2020, 18:10
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
That's where the "hack" comes into the picture...

That's where the "hack" comes into the picture ;-)
Now, the rendering on Amiga has no real reason to be "optimized" for Flat Shading but OTOH, normally texture-less 3d games would use Gauraud...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 May 2020, 09:12
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Someone could probably "hack" quake to run flat...

Someone could probably "hack" quake to run flat shaded without textures.. easy comparison.. ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By eXeler0
Maybe I'm reading this wrong, but were you...

Maybe I'm reading this wrong, but were you involved in the design of the Warp 1260?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 21:22
Replies: 42
Views: 1,128
Posted By eXeler0
The Atari ATW800 sold less than a few hundred...

The Atari ATW800 sold less than a few hundred units. I guess the "general market" wasn't ready. Software support for multi processor hardware wasn't in a good place back then.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 22:43
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By eXeler0
Googled some more, about the Warp 1260. Seems to...

Googled some more, about the Warp 1260. Seems to use a ARM STM32H7/53
https://www.st.com/en/microcontrollers-microprocessors/stm32h7-series.html

It uses the Chrome-Art graphics accelerator...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2020, 16:52
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By eXeler0
Seems you're right, now that I googled it again,...

Seems you're right, now that I googled it again, seems quite a few news have come out just the last few days regarding the Warp 1260.
https://amitopia.com/new-68060-accelerator-is-ready/
..this...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2020, 13:16
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By eXeler0
Feasability of a GFX daughter board for 1260 cards..

Howdy,

With some new 1260 cards in development (warp 1260 and TF1260) it's maybe not too far fetched to start wondering about a modified design that could host a GFX daughter board (or even...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 22:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By eXeler0
Yea that's the big question. Its very hard to...

Yea that's the big question. Its very hard to find any info about the manufacturing process, but unless the old equipment was being tossed around there would be a new mask and production line and...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 18:47
Replies: 37
Views: 31,522
Posted By eXeler0
Ok, so not a whole lot of repair options for...

Ok, so not a whole lot of repair options for Vampire cards I guess..
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2020, 15:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By eXeler0
Lol, what the hell is this? 030 rebranded as...

Lol, what the hell is this?
030 rebranded as 060?
https://www.utsource.net/itm/p/661879.html

Even the Mask ID corresponds to 030.. (obviously the packaging..)
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 20:47
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By eXeler0
Thanks for sharing. Ill try to track one down now...

Thanks for sharing. Ill try to track one down now ;-)
(My secondary monitor is actually a 27" Acer (v277u, never occured to me to even try with an Amiga though ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 20:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By eXeler0
No worries, if you order 1000 they're only $574 a...

No worries, if you order 1000 they're only $574 a piece. :cheese

Edit: BTW, https://www.digipart.com/part/MC68060RC50
Look at those stock numbers, 060 availability really isn't a problem.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 12:05
Replies: 37
Views: 31,522
Posted By eXeler0
Howdy, well my v600 V2 is the first gen of V2s...

Howdy,
well my v600 V2 is the first gen of V2s from Majsta, so its been a while. It was a bit quirky from start and I had problems with flashing it back then Only older cores (silver-era) would...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 May 2020, 23:07
Replies: 37
Views: 31,522
Posted By eXeler0
Well..after working normally for a while I now...

Well..after working normally for a while I now just see a black screen. It stopped working just like that, from one day to the next, no other changes to the hardware it was running on (recapped A600,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 13:24
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
A better question might be: What Amiga spec...

A better question might be:
What Amiga spec could run something similar to the 32X version of Virtua Fighter?

Graphics cards joke aside, There are people pairing up their A1200s with Voodoo3...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 13:21
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
The 96 PC port, I believe, was built on a...

The 96 PC port, I believe, was built on a software renderer so Glide (3dfx API would make no sense) it did however use the then new DirectX in Windows.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 May 2020, 11:16
Replies: 37
Views: 31,522
Posted By eXeler0
Its a solid list, but some of the ppl writing...

Its a solid list, but some of the ppl writing here posted a couple of years ago. Do we have anyone who now also repairs Vampire boards?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 00:48
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
While a 040 + Graphics Card would give you a...

While a 040 + Graphics Card would give you a decent chance to do something that doesn't look terrible, we're still far from matching the power of the SEGA Model 1 board.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 00:02
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
It's time to start a new thread, "Could an Amiga...

It's time to start a new thread, "Could an Amiga with an 040 do Virtua Fighter?" ;-)

[Spoiler: No]
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 00:00
Replies: 573
Views: 98,867
Posted By eXeler0
It's box art done by Aliens who haven't studied...

It's box art done by Aliens who haven't studied humans long enough. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2020, 11:35
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By eXeler0
If the tf1260 is released as Open Source one day...

If the tf1260 is released as Open Source one day and someone "converts" it into a 1240 design (5v instead of 3.3v etc) then that would probably be good bang for the buck design as full 040 (25MHz)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2020, 19:28
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Atari did several of the things discussed...

Atari did several of the things discussed (offtopic) here with the Falcon. VIDEL has a 16-bit color Chunky mode, there's a DSP and a 030 CPU.
I'd like to think that an Amiga would have turned out...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2020, 23:43
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Let's not forget AKIKO replaced a a couple other...

Let's not forget AKIKO replaced a a couple other chips so in total it was saving cost.. There's no Budgie or Gayle chip on the CD32. Physically, AKIKO looks a lot like Budgie.. Also the 2 CIA chips...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2020, 01:17
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
To be clear, I've used 3dsmax since 1999 or so...

To be clear, I've used 3dsmax since 1999 or so and it is only now since v2.8 that Blender became a serious contender.
Now, depending on how long back in time we go, yes, Blender was actually a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 April 2020, 19:04
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Although I have access to 3dsmax through work,...

Although I have access to 3dsmax through work, I'd say "price" is what is wrong with 3dsmax.
Its difficult to argue against Blender 2.8 these days..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2020, 23:46
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
I think we've already established that its no use...

I think we've already established that its no use trying to pretend we can match the power of the model 1 hardware, so all those details can be ignored. The 32x version has none of that, although...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2020, 00:51
Replies: 86
Views: 8,263
Posted By eXeler0
Wow, this looks great :great

Wow, this looks great :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2020, 22:11
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
;-) Actually, if someone could dump the models...

;-)
Actually, if someone could dump the models from the 32x version?
Obviously to have them as editable assets one would want them in a modern 3d software package. Or at least something like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2020, 16:41
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Honestly, at this point it *would* be interesting...

Honestly, at this point it *would* be interesting to just know what can be done on a 50MHz 030 + AGA + 16MB RAM. Forget Virtua Fighter Arcade experience, but if really pushed, what could be done on a...
Forum: News 17 April 2020, 16:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By eXeler0
So costs are mainly "rent". Do you know if there...

So costs are mainly "rent". Do you know if there are any emergency funds available from the UK Government?
Have you looked into various organizations like this one?...
Forum: News 17 April 2020, 11:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By eXeler0
Well I agree, but if you're choosing between...

Well I agree, but if you're choosing between complete closure or selling of selected items and through those actions manage to survive then maybe that's an option worth considering.
Ideally, the...
Forum: News 17 April 2020, 09:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By eXeler0
Normally, I wouldn't go there either, but these...

Normally, I wouldn't go there either, but these are not normal times (and obviously Im not suggesting they sell off everything). Thousands and thousands of business are perishing during these trying...
Forum: News 16 April 2020, 22:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By eXeler0
They have the CD1200 ultra rare prototype, don't...

They have the CD1200 ultra rare prototype, don't they?
Forum: News 16 April 2020, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By eXeler0
I don't wanna sound insensitive about a tough...

I don't wanna sound insensitive about a tough situation, but with half of the world going to shit and lots of people and businesses being in a really tough spot, unlike many businesses who sell...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 April 2020, 23:16
Replies: 310
Views: 17,861
Posted By eXeler0
Is there a video somewhere showing Geoff...

Is there a video somewhere showing Geoff Crammonds Formula One Grand Prix running on a 030? Ive seen it run on 060. Thats a decent ammount of flat shaded polys by Amiga standards..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 April 2020, 12:09
Replies: 142
Views: 9,114
Posted By eXeler0
PowerPC as we saw it on the Amiga scene is long...

PowerPC as we saw it on the Amiga scene is long gone from the mainstream and what survived /evolved is found mostly in IBM systems running "IBM i" or OS400 or whatever they call it these days.. And...
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