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Old 29 January 2016, 20:11   #20
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Originally Posted by pandy71 View Post
You don't need more CHIP ram as with UMA border between CHIP and FAST can be overworked in a plain software.
More chip RAM is needed so existing software can take advantage of it, not just software that is written to ignore the chip/fast RAM divide.
You can already increase the amount of chip RAM with WinUAE, and it does wonders for software that is chip RAM hungry such as paint programs and scanner software. (Yep, some of us DO still use the Amiga for scanning documents).
I haven't noticed it break compatibility with any software yet either which is a good thing.
I agree that getting rid of the chip/fast RAM divide altogether would be a good thing, but only if existing software ran fine with it.
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