Originally Posted by Mrs Beanbag
Amigas really should have had higher-end 68k chips from the beginning, the A500+ could have had a 68EC020 easily, they were already 7 years old by then. 68000 released in 1979 and still used in a new computer in 1991! Crazy!
I agree, but the price of the computer was already high enough, and an 020 would have had a severe impact on backwards compatibility.
I was devastated when I bought my 1200 and realised next to nothing worked on it. In hindsight I probably would have been happier with a 600.