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Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5529
22 Sep 2021 12:04


Some more impressions of the FIREBIRD

Here the Amiga Video - Clone mode




Knight Stone

Posts 134
26 Sep 2021 21:44


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

Firebird Speed tests are good.
 
 

that's 4.33 times faster than a V1200.


Kamelito Loveless

Posts 209
27 Sep 2021 12:29


Pretty fast! Is it stable at that clock speed?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5529
27 Sep 2021 13:27


Kamelito Loveless wrote:

Pretty fast! Is it stable at that clock speed?

Yes the test cards that I tried are very stable with it.


Robo Kupka

Posts 30
27 Sep 2021 13:32


What clock MHz are we talking about ? Does it mean that the memory bandwidth is greater than ~600 Mb/s ? What does SysInfo MIPS say ?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5529
27 Sep 2021 13:49


Robo Kupka wrote:

What clock MHz are we talking about ? Does it mean that the memory bandwidth is greater than ~600 Mb/s ? What does SysInfo MIPS say ?

 
Lets clarify that the V4 Firebird will be shipped
with the same core speed as the default V4 Standalone.
It will be shipped with x12 Cores like V4 is.

 
Both V4 Standalone and Firebird can in theory also go higher.
Cores with higher speed like x13/x14/x15 can be run as "overclock" cores on both Standalone and Firebird.
 
The above core is such an overclock core, and I run it to verify that the Firebird PCB runs stable on higher clock too.
So this is mainly a test to stress the system and verify stability under overclock conditions.




Robo Kupka

Posts 30
27 Sep 2021 16:09


Thanks for clarification.


Michael AMike

Posts 151
29 Sep 2021 10:03


AIIB shows a 68060 CPU - on my V2 it's "only" a 68040. Why the change?


Darren Eveland

Posts 54
29 Sep 2021 15:14


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

Robo Kupka wrote:

  What clock MHz are we talking about ? Does it mean that the memory bandwidth is greater than ~600 Mb/s ? What does SysInfo MIPS say ?
 

 
  Lets clarify that the V4 Firebird will be shipped
  with the same core speed as the default V4 Standalone.
  It will be shipped with x12 Cores like V4 is.
 
 
  Both V4 Standalone and Firebird can in theory also go higher.
  Cores with higher speed like x13/x14/x15 can be run as "overclock" cores on both Standalone and Firebird.
 
  The above core is such an overclock core, and I run it to verify that the Firebird PCB runs stable on higher clock too.
  So this is mainly a test to stress the system and verify stability under overclock conditions.
 

Very nice Gunnar!  Where did you get AIBB 6.8 from? I can't find it.

Also, it would be nice to see a side-by-side comparison in speeds for the V2/V1200, and Firebird.  Could you do that all in AIBB?  (vs comparing it to an A1200, A4000 etc).  The relatively speeds between the Vampires would be interesting to see.  I have expressed interest in the Firebird and I already have a V2 in my A2000 and a V1200 in my 1200.

Darren



Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5529
29 Sep 2021 15:36


Darren Eveland wrote:

Very nice Gunnar!  Where did you get AIBB 6.8 from? I can't find it.

Its on the Apollo-OS distro :-)




Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5529
29 Sep 2021 15:45


Michael AMike wrote:

AIIB shows a 68060 CPU - on my V2 it's "only" a 68040. Why the change?

Do you use a different version of AIBB?


Darren Eveland

Posts 54
29 Sep 2021 16:39


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

Darren Eveland wrote:

  Very nice Gunnar!  Where did you get AIBB 6.8 from? I can't find it.
 

  Its on the Apollo-OS distro :-)
 
 

Ok thank you. I have 6.7 from Coffin.  I'm not on the latest release of Coffin, maybe even it's 6.8 in the newest one.  Do you know if there is any change log for AIBB?



Steve Hodson

Posts 17
29 Sep 2021 16:51


Darren Eveland wrote:

Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

 
Robo Kupka wrote:

  What clock MHz are we talking about ? Does it mean that the memory bandwidth is greater than ~600 Mb/s ? What does SysInfo MIPS say ?
 

   
  Lets clarify that the V4 Firebird will be shipped
  with the same core speed as the default V4 Standalone.
  It will be shipped with x12 Cores like V4 is.
 
   
  Both V4 Standalone and Firebird can in theory also go higher.
  Cores with higher speed like x13/x14/x15 can be run as "overclock" cores on both Standalone and Firebird.
   
  The above core is such an overclock core, and I run it to verify that the Firebird PCB runs stable on higher clock too.
  So this is mainly a test to stress the system and verify stability under overclock conditions.
 
 

 
  Very nice Gunnar!  Where did you get AIBB 6.8 from? I can't find it.
 
 
  Darren
 

EXTERNAL LINK


Darren Eveland

Posts 54
29 Sep 2021 19:20


Thank you Steve! I'll patch my 6.7 AIBB tonight.

Darren

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