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Old 02 June 2016, 00:33   #311
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Originally Posted by Zetr0 View Post
An FPGA is a real physical CPU
Yes but in this context it is emulating a different cpu. The 68000 is a real physical piece of hardware... the FPGA is also real but it is not a 68000 it is pretending to be one. The technicalities about how the logic gate functions are (almost) identical are irrelevant.

As a tangible object it is not a 68000 as manufactured by Motorola, therefore it is emulating one.
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