Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 2nd Sep 2006 19:43 UTC, submitted by Saad
Amiga & AROS The Amiga changed the computer industry. It was based on a multitasking operating system, rivaled the graphics power of some workstations and was affordable enough for home users. Unfortunately, Commodore struggled to maintain Amiga's lead, and through a number of bizarre business decisions (refusing to license the Amiga design to Sun), went bankrupt. Read about the history of the Commodore Amiga at Low End Mac.
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by Saad on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 13:56 UTC
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The NeXT's had built in DSP's, RISC processors and high resolution color monitors when the Amiga 3000 was released. They were comparable, but it was a stretch to say the Amiga exceeded the NeXT's.

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by twenex on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 14:34 in reply to "NeXT?"
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The NeXT also cost a whole hell of a lot more, didn't they? And I don't believe NeXT ever used a RISC processor, or had colour at the same time as the Amiga 3000. (The 68K series was used both in the original NeXTs and the Amiga, and they were CISCs.)

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RE[2]: NeXT?
by Saad on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 15:20 in reply to "RE: NeXT?"
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The NeXT Dimension used an Intel i860 RISC processor to process PostScript.

Edited 2006-09-03 15:24

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