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Old 11 March 2013, 12:14   #737
Mr B
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Originally Posted by dJOS View Post
As many others hav pointed out, 2mb is not enuf to allow whdload to pre-cache disk images.
As many others have pointed out, 2MB is enough to run WHDLoad. Your fuzzing about a pre-load, for something that originally was read of the floppy, and now will be stored on the CF.

Originally Posted by dJOS View Post
I'd actually like to support Jens by buying the aca500 (have the aca1220 for my a1200) but am very disappointed with the low ram - I don't think we should have to have to spend another $100 on top of the $90 for the aca500 to make it a worthwhile purchase - it should be a complete product in its own right IMO.
And it is, on it's own, a complete low end product.

Originally Posted by dJOS View Post
It's quite possible to match everything Jens is providing in the aca500 except the 14mhz 68k via other methods and get 8mb ram in the process without spending a fortune. Yes it requires more HW skills (eg ide68k requires soldering 2 wires) so those solutions won't pass a GF test but all up $120aud would get you a very nice a500.
So, get these things instead then? As far as i know, Jens isn't even aiming this product at you, or me.
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