Originally Posted by Bloodwych
Decide for yourselves. The Falcon specs are below.
Note, the Blitter ran at 16MHz and the DSP 32MHz.
This chart mentions a central bus in 32bits, but it is widely known that the bus of the Falcon was 16/24bits :
Actually, I don't want to start the good old flame war again, because I LOVE every single machine
of this era
I just wanted to make the point that, if Commodore made a wrong decision when shipping the A1200 without any 'fast ram', it appears the Atari made the same kind of strategic error.
Both decisions resulted in a 32bits CPU running at half its speed (more or less).