Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 22nd Jun 2010 12:46 UTC
Amiga & AROS The fabled Amiga X1000 has been spotted in the wild, in the homeliest of places--Station X, a.k.a Bletchley Park. "The AmigaOne X1000 is a custom dual core PowerPC board with plenty of modern ports and I/O interfaces. It runs AmigaOS 4, and is supported by Hyperion, a partner in the project. The most interesting bit, though, is the use of an 500Mhz XCore co-processor, which the X1000's hardware designer describes as a descendant of the transputer - once the great hope of British silicon." With thanks to Jason McGint, 'Richard' and Pascal Papara for submissions.
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How so? What is exactly so bad about x86 assembler?

Exactly ? Too hard to say ... All ? Many things due too inheritance from the past, starting with a cheap design (no vision of the future). There is also the way the memory is address. For me the instruction set is a mess, a bunch of extensions added as is.

But we are off-topic.

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aliquis Member since:

Are we speaking i386 vs 68k or vs PPC?

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tylerdurden Member since:

I was asking for actual quantitative statements, not qualitative opinions from people who obviously haven't coded that much assembler (if ever).

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