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Old 14 November 2014, 14:20   #6
Toni Wilen
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Join Date: Aug 2001
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Originally Posted by Hewitson View Post
How much slower is the slow ram? And what do you believe was the reason for using it on the 500?
It has same speed as chip ram = the more Agnus DMA channels are in use, the slower it is from CPU point of view = it depends

Most likely reason was cost: Fat Agnus can do all chip and "slow" memory controller tasks with minimal extra components.
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