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Old 31 October 2010, 11:53   #153
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Originally Posted by ImmortalA1000 View Post
ATARI STs manage 8-10FPS with crappy MFM 15mb drives in 1986 in 320x200 uncompressed 16 colour screens.
The ST has a pretty nifty DMA controller which was seriously fast in its day.
1.2 mbs full DMA with 75% of the CPU cycles free. Some people have managed to get 2 mbs out of it. That probably helped. I can't imagine any hard disk drive from 86 could have pushed the ST. I really like the idea of these videos on the Amiga. Pretty cool.
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