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by arf
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: The "perfect" TT?
Replies: 20
Views: 2842

Speed comparison TT (was: The "perfect" TT?)

And what software you would run on PC in 1991.? :D The question here was how much performance you get per $$$. And the TT would’ve been good in 1989, but not in 1991 any longer. There were many comparison reviews in magazines of Amiga 3000, TT and some Mac back in 90s. (I could search and scan it i...
by arf
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: The "perfect" TT?
Replies: 20
Views: 2842

Re: The "perfect" TT?

You have to remember that when the TT was on the market 32MHz was considered a high clock speed. High end PCs at the time (costing a lot more than the TT) had only just got the 80486 processor running at 33MHz. Sun UNIX workstations, costing close to 10 times the price of the TT were either 32MHz 6...
by arf
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: The "perfect" TT?
Replies: 20
Views: 2842

Re: The "perfect" TT?

Petari wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:46 pm
What makes me wondering: is there some modded, improved TT TOS made ever ?
Depending on what you define as improved: yes. TOS 3.06 modded for PAK68, and another TOS 3.05 modded for some other accelerator card. What has been changed is unknown to me.
by arf
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Falcon hardware on a ST.
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: Falcon hardware on a ST.

But I was thinking more of not doing DMA at all and offloading the data onto the DSP SRAM like can be done on Falcon. Of course I never use DSP myself so no idea software side of how it all works or exactly what the SRAM is for. Okay, if I get you right, you basically don’t want a coprocessor (in t...
by arf
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: GEM in 2018 ?
Replies: 25
Views: 3219

Re: GEM in 2018 ?

Acsi wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:26 am
I have GEM running on my Atari PC3. I’m only aware of GEM Write and GEM Paint as far as dedicated GEM Software though.

http://www.ataripc.net/pc3-8088/media/gem-desktop/
Adimens (relational database, available for Atari, PC, FlexOS, all with GEM as GUI).
by arf
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Falcon hardware on a ST.
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: Falcon hardware on a ST.

There is of course DSP in Falcon, can play tracker tunes using it easily, maybe MP3 even... So thought of placing DSP into ST design.. but what else would be needed.. I mean if a simple Falcon program like "bob tracker" (think it used DSP can't remember) Thought being , aside from TOS404 which prob...
by arf
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Really crazy idea ...
Replies: 17
Views: 1920

Re: Really crazy idea ...

So maybe, just maybe, it would be possible to somehow connect a PCIe Graphics Card to the Atari, maybe over the DMA-Port? The serial ports of the ST only do 19200bps, that would be too slow for use, but the DMA-Port can do well over 1 MB/s, that might be enough to run a framebuffer at relatively lo...
by arf
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: BENCHMARKS
Topic: MSTE vs STE TOS206
Replies: 42
Views: 7374

Re: MSTE vs STE TOS206

Out of curiosity I benchmarked Magic and NVDI on the MSTE https://s22.postimg.cc/91s9x1xzl/IMAG0597.jpg I'd read on atari-forum that it was faster than pure TOS. After a result like this I uninstalled it immediately. Why, what’s wrong? MagiC+NVDI are of course way faster than TOS 2.06, especially w...
by arf
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING & DISCUSSION
Topic: TT Software overscan?
Replies: 26
Views: 4844

Re: TT Software overscan?

atari030 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:18 pm
There is a auto program for the STe that allows interlace in 320x200 or 640x200. I used to use is for 640x400i in 16 colours on my MegaSTe. That would have to be possible on a TT at least?
Do you mind sharing the name and/or download link of the software?
by arf
Mon May 14, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Greetings from Greece
Replies: 14
Views: 2283

Re: Greetings from Greece

very nice :) and true, a different universe :) exept the C, i have learn C in amiga along time ago i think is the same with atari because is 68xxx, Which compiler? Maxon C? Lattice C? but i have along time to use, and i dont have the time to write somthing, like an agenda or somthing else :) Well, ...

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