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View Poll Results: What to buy?
A1000 3 6.52%
A600 6 13.04%
A1200 19 41.30%
A3000 4 8.70%
A4000 12 26.09%
Something else... please post 2 4.35%
A sex change so you can become Dizzy's ladyfriend 4 8.70%
A week in the Bahamas searching out for that 'Mr Ali' bloke who killed Commodore 8 17.39%
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Old 17 December 2006, 02:06   #1
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Unhappy Bored.... want to buy another Amiga, help decide...

Is it me or the more you start collecting Amiga computers the more models of them you want?!

So without further a do please vote! Anything not on the list is either because I have it or don't want it!

I thank you
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Old 17 December 2006, 02:32   #2
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I think it's fair to say this should be in 'off-topic'.
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Old 17 December 2006, 02:36   #3
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I wouldn't mind an A4000 with Video Toaster to play with and see where the max. level of rendered 3D lies on the Amiga...
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Old 17 December 2006, 02:42   #4
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As you dont already have one, go for the 1200 you wont regret it
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Old 17 December 2006, 02:47   #5
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I'm one of the few that loves the look and the small size of the A600. It's perfect as a games machine. 99% of the classics aren't AGA anyway, and with a decent harddrive and accelerator, it's an excellent games machine if sexed up with WHDload.

EDIT: on the other hand, it looks like you're missing an AGA Amiga, so I'd go for either the A1200 or A4000 (which I really really want). I say the A1200 'cause it's so damned sexy.
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Old 17 December 2006, 03:00   #6
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As you dont already have one, go for the 1200 you wont regret it

I did have a A1200 many moons ago (1994 iirc) but I sold her off a few years later in 98/99... I was thinking of a 1000 earlier tonight but it would probably be a PITA hardware wise/upgrading... hmmm 1200 is very tempting and loads of hardware bits flying around on fleabay...

edit: P-J - i think you're probably right!

edit2 : I do have a CD32 as well - so AGA is here too
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Old 17 December 2006, 03:03   #7
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A1200, without question a beautiful piece of furniture.
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Old 17 December 2006, 14:51   #8
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for pure enjoyment

accept no substitue....


A1200!!!!!

the things that can be done via A1200 still amazes me to this day.
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Old 17 December 2006, 15:21   #9
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Im not even trying to be original... Get an A1200, the one and only!
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Old 17 December 2006, 15:50   #10
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well I think it's looking like a 1200 then! Thanks for the votes peeps
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Old 17 December 2006, 16:34   #11
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Just to verify Paul_s....

A1200! Still got mine.... never will I be parted with it.
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Quote:
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I did have a A1200 many moons ago (1994 iirc) but I sold her off a few years later in 98/99... I was thinking of a 1000 earlier tonight but it would probably be a PITA hardware wise/upgrading... hmmm 1200 is very tempting and loads of hardware bits flying around on fleabay...

edit: P-J - i think you're probably right!

edit2 : I do have a CD32 as well - so AGA is here too
Oh, no. The 1000 is good to have on a shelf if you want a museum piece, you know, "just to have one". They are mostly useless for games, though. They go cheap typically.

I have a 600 and a 1200. The 600 has an HD in it, but I've never tried WHDload on it. Will it run stock?
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Old 17 December 2006, 18:09   #13
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Oh, no. The 1000 is good to have on a shelf if you want a museum piece, you know, "just to have one". They are mostly useless for games, though. They go cheap typically.

I have a 600 and a 1200. The 600 has an HD in it, but I've never tried WHDload on it. Will it run stock?
Mine's awesome for 1.3 games. I have a hard drive and RAM upgrades for it and it works awesome. After 20+ years, still going strong.
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Old 17 December 2006, 19:18   #14
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Interesting... so it was Jack Tramiel who built Commodore, and it was Medhi Ali who destroyed it.
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Old 17 December 2006, 19:45   #15
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He's on my hitlist. He should be on every Amiga fan's hitlist.
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Old 17 December 2006, 19:52   #16
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WHD should run, but i do suggest more memory

you may find it wont run on games that are larger than 800kb in main memory
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Old 17 December 2006, 19:55   #17
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i left the amiga scene in 97 whos this Medhi Ali you mention ?
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Old 17 December 2006, 20:18   #18
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i left the amiga scene in 97 whos this Medhi Ali you mention ?
He was the President of Commodore International appointed by Irving Gould in around 93 I think.

He made a lot of unpopular decisions which lead to the demise of Commodore.

If you watch the video that Dave Haynie made (deathbed vigil) it shows them actually burning a doll of Mr. Ali on a bonfire
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