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Old 29 June 2009, 09:32   #48
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Originally Posted by mattbarton.exe View Post
Still, the big problem was that AGA, 16-bit sound, and CD-ROM just took too long.
The Amiga (without extra hardware) never had 16-bit sound, which was another problem compared to the SB compatible 16-bit 44 kHz standard of the PC (not that the music on the PC was really better ). Even the A4000 still had the A1000 Paula sound chip.
I completely agree that Commodore had to release the A1200 and A4000 at least two years earlier and maybe even with a better 'backwards' compatibility, to have a chance against the growing PC market. 1992 was much too late.
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