Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jan 2010 13:44 UTC
Amiga & AROS After days of wild speculation and ridiculously fast-growing threads on AmigaWorld.net, we finally know most of what we need to know about the new Amiga. This is not just a random PowerPC evaluation board that you can stuff in a generic case - no, this is an all-new system with a custom motherboard, and some very, very interesting innovations - like a fully customisable co-processor. Twenty-five years after the introduction of the first Amiga, this is one heck of a machine.
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A1000 NEXTGEN
by Hondo on Tue 5th Jan 2010 17:19 UTC
Hondo
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2010-01-02

>>The specs are only slightly better than a netbook

You don't know which type of processor it's gonna have....oh and try to expand your netbook to 102400 MIPS ;-)

This sounds like one hell of a machine! - Let it run AmigaOS and you're in for some serious speed in application/screens handling!

I already droooool at the bare thought

My preeeciooous!!

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RE: A1000 NEXTGEN
by bert64 on Tue 5th Jan 2010 22:25 in reply to "A1000 NEXTGEN"
bert64 Member since:
2007-04-23

A netbook is a fraction of the size, completely different class of machine. That said, a netbook will more than compete with one of these machines in it's default config.

If i want a desktop system with thousands of mips, ohh maybe i'd go for a Core i7, which running at 3.4ghz can aparrently achieve 106182 MIPS (source: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-262886_10_0.html)

If i wanted an even faster system, i could go for a desktop system with 2 of those processors and almost double the performance.

This would be a standard, well understood system that doesn't require any custom programming to make use of.

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