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.
Thread beginning with comment 431397
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Get real: it's 2010 !
by bugjacobs on Thu 24th Jun 2010 23:15 UTC in reply to "Get real: it's 2010 !"
Member since:

I am getting real !

Amiga for me is not in competition with PCs Macs.
But an alternative without MS inside, a hobbyist niche targeted platform. We'd be poor if we only had these high profile platforms like PC and MAC. And Linux as Raffaele says is a monolithic system as well.

And X1000 gives us a higher-end home for the OS4 and beyond. We've had to settle for A LOT less for all these years since Commodore failed.

If only this X1000 platform and XMOS could mean better CLASSIC chipset emulation .. :-) A new "Amiga" isnt perfect before it has perfect integration of the good old apps and games for me ....

Reply Parent Score: 1