Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Aug 2012 22:45 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Hardware, Embedded Systems "It is 30 years since the Commodore 64 went on sale to the public. The machine was hugely successful for its time, helping to encourage personal computing, popularise video games and pioneer homemade computer-created music. [...] BBC News invited Commodore enthusiast Mat Allen to show schoolchildren his carefully preserved computer, at a primary school and secondary school in London."
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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 11:37 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
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The problem is that the drive is slow when the software doesn't have a fast loader, like your own programs for example. Or programs/games that consist of a single file.

I'm sure if a game would benefit from an even faster drive they would make a fast(er) loader.

I used a Final Cartridge III and it had the fastest disk loader I have experienced.

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