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Old 15 June 2016, 20:27   #23
Tempest 2084
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Originally Posted by Jope View Post
Um, you're supposed to cut the floppy drive's metal cover. You do not cut the A3000 front panel.

Calm down and read more carefully next time.

They really didn't sell as many 16MHz ones as they did 25MHz ones. The whole 16MHz model was a bit of an afterthought, they slowed the machine down after someone decided that there needs to be an entry level model as well. As a result the 16MHz model is a bit more problematic with some expansions. The system was really designed to be a 25MHz system, so some timings are more marginal with a 16MHz motherboard clock.
Well he thinks it's a 16MHz model because he doesn't see a processor card in there (a A3640). Could it really be a 25Mhz model? Or did all the 25Mhz models have A3640 CPU cards?
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