I should have written that I did not miss anything without all the fancy upgrades.
Plug in the disk and play a game.That was it...
But once I got them I would not want to use the Amiga without it anymore...
And I still "do accelerate my Amiga
I just don't use it as often as in the past.
The 040 is till running fine.The hdd and the battery for the clock had to be replaced over the years.