Originally Posted by alexh
This is not speculation:
If they are going to try to use an FPGA it will not run at 400MHz.
If they are going to make an ASIC it will cost them at least $300,000 before they see 1 chip.
The first generation of hardware will be a proof of concept with the SuperAGA running in an FPGA and CPU functions provided by an overclocked '060. I think the ASIC is just a wish for the future and ultimate goal, not something they will insist on before they ship anything.