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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:40
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Posted By eXeler0
The C65 PSU was so sexy even Atari used the same...

The C65 PSU was so sexy even Atari used the same design ;-)

http://www.exretro.com/galleries/commodore/amiga/Misc/PSU_comparison/index.html#img=eX_3_PSUs_01.jpg
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Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2020, 21:45
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By eXeler0
Ok it won't win the Apple Design award, but you...

Ok it won't win the Apple Design award, but you could say he is cutting corners in the true spirit of Commodore. They would always reuse whatever crap they had on their shelves rather than doing...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2020, 00:24
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By eXeler0
Terrible product? Lets not judge this new book by...

Terrible product? Lets not judge this new book by its cover and price alone just yet? It may not be an elegant design, and it seems to cost more than some available solutions... but the 2 part...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2020, 23:58
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
The way i read his comment was not modern as in...

The way i read his comment was not modern as in "a 2020 experience" but, modern as in "its getting really inconvenient to scout old hardware we have support for in the OS, wouldn't it be nice if we...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2020, 22:06
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
You get my vote ;-)

You get my vote ;-)
Forum: News 04 July 2020, 00:28
Replies: 30
Views: 1,644
Posted By eXeler0
Thanx! nice release

Thanx! nice release
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 19:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By eXeler0
You can have 1kB ;-)

You can have 1kB ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2020, 00:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By eXeler0
Wow, another interesting Amiga project in 2020....

Wow, another interesting Amiga project in 2020. Nice work.

For some future revision, I also point in the direction of CD ROM support as it would be a nice cd32 replacement board. It would be cool...
Forum: News 22 June 2020, 01:52
Replies: 77
Views: 16,423
Posted By eXeler0
Howdy, I can only speak for myself, but maybe...

Howdy,
I can only speak for myself, but maybe you are missing the point.
First of all, this "rise in fame" theory is a stretch, the retro community has a limited audience. And the Amiga is a niche...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2020, 23:04
Replies: 435
Views: 61,573
Posted By eXeler0
When you're done, we should preinstall it on an...

When you're done, we should preinstall it on an A500 and send it in a box to John Carmack ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 June 2020, 16:10
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
There could be some merit in having "accepted...

There could be some merit in having "accepted features" in a public list thus giving users the chance to see what is already planned in a future release and what is "missing".
Some basic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2020, 00:21
Replies: 324
Views: 22,593
Posted By eXeler0
Regarding Atari's "I Robot". Had to look into it...

Regarding Atari's "I Robot". Had to look into it some more. Apparently it was the first Arcade game using filled polygons (Developed in 1983, released in 1984).
What impresses me is that the very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 June 2020, 10:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,912
Posted By eXeler0
It won't fit in a pic :D

It won't fit in a pic :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 June 2020, 21:22
Replies: 324
Views: 22,593
Posted By eXeler0
@Vlad, Not very active anymore in the "other...

@Vlad, Not very active anymore in the "other forum" because I no longer own a Vampire, but I look around occasionally.
Anyway, I tried to find any good Star Raiders footage on YouTube but couldn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2020, 21:10
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
Attention dreamers.. I think that people who...

Attention dreamers..
I think that people who dream of big things happening to Amiga OS that will somehow make up for 2+ decades with no or little progress and turn it into a modern OS should turn to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2020, 10:12
Replies: 324
Views: 22,593
Posted By eXeler0
Well... This thread being about Virtua Fighter,...

Well... This thread being about Virtua Fighter, trying to sell a space game is a bit like going to the movies to see a Horror movie and the dude in the ticket booth talks you into seeing a Mama-Mia...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2020, 21:10
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By eXeler0
Not exactly the same, but related.. A314...

Not exactly the same, but related..
A314 project..
https://github.com/niklasekstrom/a314
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 19:26
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
A bit here actually. ...

A bit here actually.
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=102243
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 10:28
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Ye sorry that was a copy/paste slip from my excel...

Ye sorry that was a copy/paste slip from my excel sheet. I meant to copy the cell above :o Chucky just responded to what I typed.
I meant "01G65V" which I bought once being advertised as a rev 5...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 01:27
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
When you say rev5, is that the 1E41J mask? That...

When you say rev5, is that the 1E41J mask? That one was made on .42um process (previous revs were all on 0.6um and rev 6 is on .32um). Do you know how high/fast the rev 5 go with proper cooling...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 00:51
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Well, the obvious FPGA option already available...

Well, the obvious FPGA option already available (sort of) is the Vampire 1200 but Im pretty sure that's not what your'e referring to. ;) Is there a *rough* time frame associated with this new option?...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 22:17
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
@rabidgerry economics of scale do not apply in...

@rabidgerry economics of scale do not apply in Amigaland so none of these things will reach any sort of volume production, yet there are some hard costs associated with these products.
I asked...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2020, 18:07
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
I wouldn't take all those Corona lock-down...

I wouldn't take all those Corona lock-down induced hallucinations too seriously :D
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 01:56
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By eXeler0
To be a bit more specific, mach131 chips are...

To be a bit more specific, mach131 chips are super easy to get on ebay, but the appropriate code needed for the Apollo cards is what Jens wont release willingly.
Maybe if you buy one of his most...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2020, 23:10
Replies: 676
Views: 71,581
Posted By eXeler0
@Thomas Richter, thanx for the long list of "hard...

@Thomas Richter, thanx for the long list of "hard limitations" that can probably never be fixed without breaking crucial parts of the OS and therefore compatibility..

With your deep insight, where...
Forum: News 04 June 2020, 23:46
Replies: 39
Views: 4,983
Posted By eXeler0
I only played Shadow of the third moon on 060 but...

I only played Shadow of the third moon on 060 but seems minimum requirement was AGA + 030. But the voxel engine was reeeeally nice on 060.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV6rKWph5nk&t=444s
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 14:10
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Its fine to disagree, but let me clarify.. For...

Its fine to disagree, but let me clarify..
For me 060 is still nostalgia.. I had a 060 in my Amiga as soon as the Blizzard 1260 was released by Phase 5 in Germany (yes I order by mailorder from...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 09:50
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
If you think about it there must be a lot of 060...

If you think about it there must be a lot of 060 CPUs out there. No manufacturer would create a whole new process like the (0.32 um rev 6 060) and then produce only 10,000 of them. Also, Freescale...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 00:49
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Until the Warp 1260 showed up, feature wise, the...

Until the Warp 1260 showed up, feature wise, the Vampires clearly had the edge over other offerings. But then there's the case of long delivery time, problems to find people who can fix the boards...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2020, 00:24
Replies: 324
Views: 22,593
Posted By eXeler0
Also, I don't see much "shading" going on, it...

Also, I don't see much "shading" going on, it looks like "unlit" polygons. That saves a bunch of CPU time.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2020, 15:50
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Not to hijack this thread or anything but tha...

Not to hijack this thread or anything but tha tlooks nice Supaduper. You can tell its fast when the CPLDs have heatsinks :-) Also like the fact that there's a socket. I have a a rev 5 lying around...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2020, 10:24
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By eXeler0
Sure, if its a very well made fake, only actual...

Sure, if its a very well made fake, only actual testing will tell. But its easy to rule out most fakes, so why not try posting a pic, its free ;-)

Example: easy to spot fake:...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2020, 22:09
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By eXeler0
I agree, from what can bee seen in the pic, it...

I agree, from what can bee seen in the pic, it looks genuine.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By eXeler0
A lot of the times you can actually spot a fake,...

A lot of the times you can actually spot a fake, do you have a high res image of the CPU?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 18:20
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
I guess software controlled CPU speed is most...

I guess software controlled CPU speed is most convenient because then I assume you can have some sort of batch thing in your startup sequence anyway if you want to always run at max speed.
Also, its...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 13:15
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
Posted By eXeler0
Ah nice, will there be some manual switch for...

Ah nice, will there be some manual switch for clockspeed or old school clock /crystal osscillator? Or is it fixed clock?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 00:51
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
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 28 May 2020, 20:55
Replies: 196
Views: 19,643
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: 196
Views: 19,643
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: 676
Views: 71,581
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...
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