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Old 03 July 2014, 08:40   #167
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Originally Posted by FrenchShark View Post
On AGA machines, the CPU has 32-bit access to Chip RAM (but still at 3.5 MHz).
But, Paula always does 16-bit access to Chip RAM for Audio and Disk DMAs.

I think that 16bit access for Disk DMA and Audio is not drawback, as their amount of data per second is so small.

What really needs a lot of data are the planes and the Blitter.
With the FMODE update the planes get 4times the bandwidth - this is great!
The Blitter still is 16bit this is a bit of a sucker.
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