Thread: Amiga Vs ST
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Old 30 July 2009, 18:52   #207
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Originally Posted by dlfrsilver View Post
The calculation parts are at least identical. The fact ST version use this 4096 colors trick is good ! the main thing for me on 3D games is speed.
if he had used custom chips, it would have delested a piece of work from the CPU, and it would have sped the game.
well, the problem is, Amiga's custom chips are geared towards 2D games, sprites, scrolling, etc. They're not particularly useful for 3D stuff (which were not the 'hot stuff' when the custom chips were designed). That's why Atari has the edge here with the 'slightly' faster processor.
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