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Old 10 July 2020, 23:10   #1
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Which Workbench A500 with ACA500plus

So I had my Amiga 500 for a few months now and all was going well working with floppies and wb1.3

Now my ACA500plus has arrived. I now have the new world of workbench 3x. To quickly get up and running I threw a copy of classic workbench on a Cf card so I could play some whdload games.

Now I have read a little on different sites about wb3,3.1,3.1.4 and 3.5,3.9.
I’m wondering what are the differences and how important would they be. I am using an Amiga 500 with aca500plus 1mb chipram (thanks to the aca500plus) 7.5 fastram and 512kb trapdoor) I do plan on adding an accelerator to the aca500plus later in the year. I Mainly use my Amiga for Whdload games and demos, I do like to experiment with all kinds of software 3D modeling, animation etc.

What version and software would you recommend as my ideal workbench setup?
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Old 11 July 2020, 00:32   #2
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The best thing to do is set up a cf card which will dual boot OS1.3 and OS3.1. So if you select a ks1.3 configuration in the ACA500Plus menu it will auto boot OS1.3, and if you select a 3.1 kickstart it will boot workbench 3.1. You then have the best of both worlds. A harddrive-equipped 1.3 machine is a nice thing to play with

I wouldn’t bother with os3.9 on a 500 tbh

You can add a kickstart 3.1.4 rom into the ACA500Plus’s flashrom if you want and then install OS3.1.4 - it has some improvements over 3.1 so might be a nice thing to try.
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