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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RE[2]: NeXT?
by Saad on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 15:20 UTC 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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RE[3]: NeXT?
by twenex on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 15:30 in reply to "RE[2]: NeXT?"
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I stand corrected.

Well, actually I'm sitting... ;-)

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RE[4]: NeXT?
by Saad on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 15:35 in reply to "RE[3]: NeXT?"
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It wasn't really a RISC computer, since it used the 68030 as a CPU, so you're still kind of correct. The NeXTStations were priced around $7,000, so they were out of the Amiga pricerange (though I imagine that Amiga's used for video editing were quite a bit more expensive).

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