Originally Posted by Thorham
It's because many people, myself included, are interested in Amiga as a retro platform. If we want much faster computers, then we just use our peecees. This of course doesn't stop better software from being written if you're willing to write it in asm.
I believe many more people than "many people" are interested in Amiga as a retro platform and would also like to do semi-modern web browsing, development and games on the same platform. It is possible to allow both which the FPGA devices are doing to a lesser extent of what is possible.