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Old 02 December 2010, 16:56   #878
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Originally Posted by gibs View Post
The viper sysinfo report : 7489 dhrystones 7.81 mips(@40Mhz)
The ACA630 sysinfo report : 5712 dhrystones 5.96 mips
From this report it seems that the Viper is fastest than the ACA630.
How can u compare 25MHz to 40MHz? Ofc Viper is faster when it comes to pure CPU power. As Jens said the 30MHz has 6936 Dhrystones/7.24 MIPS which is really close to Viper @ 40MHz.

Originally Posted by gibs View Post
It appear that it's going to be possible to play doom in 256 colours with the ACA630.
It's impossible with the Viper 630. How it can be possible ?
Sysinfo doesn't report what will make doom faster with the ACA630 ?
When the port of Doom for ACA630 will be released ?
AFAIK Jens replied thoroughly to that some pages ago.

Originally Posted by gibs View Post
-There is no FPU on the ACA630, is it possible to play mp3 ?
MP3 @ 030 aren't so cool anyway if you ask me. Ok on 128kbit it maybe okeish... but for better results noone sticked with pure 030s but some extra MASplayer

Originally Posted by gibs View Post
-Will the ACA630 rules out the PCMCIA too ?
Ofc not! Only the MTec/Viper @ 8MB RAM ruled out the PCMCIA. MTec/Viper @ 4MB RAM along with Apollo 630 never had PCMCIA issues.

Originally Posted by gibs View Post
The ACA630 was designed to be cheap. First the price was raised to +60€ compared to the ACA1230 and now +100€ for the 30Mhz version. I wonder if this accelerator is really faster than the old boards. As said Jens, it will not act better under the workbench with the Indivsion ECS.
ACA1230 was designed to be cheap (@99 euro). I never heard that ACA630 was supposed to be cheap, but if you consider that 99euro is the price of 1230 but with low cost 030... you can add some for the full 030 plus some diffrences of the board of the A600 accelerator.
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