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Eric Gus

Posts 361
25 Jun 2017 07:14


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

  - Here you can use Scanlines and 50Hz mode on LCD for high quality representation on games looking like on an CRT

Hopefully the fake scanlines can be enabled/disabled by the time gold3 is out..


Sean Sk

Posts 315
25 Jun 2017 15:30


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

 
sean sk wrote:

  I haven't been able to get a definitive answer ..
 

 
  This is very simple
  a) You run either video with your old OCS/ECS chipset.
 
  b) You run the display over SAGA
  - Here you can play AGA games.
  - Here you can use Scanlines and 50Hz mode on LCD for high quality representation on games looking like on an CRT
  - Here you have much more speed = factor x100
 

 
  Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately my question still hasnt been answered: Will the Vampires own blitter be used instead of the mainboard blitter if I am using the ECS chipset to output video through RGB port? Can the Vampire completely bypass Amiga's own blitter with the Vampire blitter no matter what chipset is used?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4376
25 Jun 2017 15:52


sean sk wrote:

  Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately my question still hasnt been answered:
 

Actually I did answer. :)

 
 
sean sk wrote:

Will the Vampires own blitter be used instead of the mainboard blitter if I am using the ECS chipset to output video through RGB port?
 

If you use AMIGA ECS chipset then you also use AMIGA ECS Blitter.
 
If you use DIGITAL-VIDEO output, then you use SAGA Blitter.


Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 04:55


Aksel Andersen wrote:

     
    The reason scr was interesting to test was because I thought of this thread: EXTERNAL LINK   
    Any thoughts why the game runs at double speed?
   
 

 
  No comment?
 


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4376
26 Jun 2017 05:45


Aksel Andersen wrote:

   
Aksel Andersen wrote:

         
    The reason scr was interesting to test was because I thought of this thread: EXTERNAL LINK       
    Any thoughts why the game runs at double speed?
     
   

    No comment?
   

 
The game runs in TURBO mode.
See the TOP left corner.
(edit)


Simo Koivukoski
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 512
26 Jun 2017 06:24


Aksel Andersen wrote:

 
Any thoughts why the game runs at double speed?
 

 
Do you mean Turbo Mode with tooltype "CUSTOM2=1" in my video ?
 
EXTERNAL LINK


Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 06:30


Ok. I'll shut up. :) But how is the framerate at normal mode then? That's what interests me.


Simo Koivukoski
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 512
26 Jun 2017 06:38


It's locked to somewhere ~15fps by the game.


Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 06:40


Ok ic. Thanks. :)


Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 06:41


It is kinda annoying that post get edited ... Or deleted.

Damn us pesky users!!


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4376
26 Jun 2017 06:49


Aksel Andersen wrote:

Damn us pesky users!!

Yes - better spend your time to do something for Amiga!




Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 07:08


Lol. You are now talking to a person that actively codes asm on my new vampire and are experiencing with ammx. I would love to contribute, but don't have the capability to commit my life to it.

I even gave you an exe with a demoeffect I coded some days ago. I guess you haven't tested it. ;)
   
    So YOU get it together. This is surely not fun for you anymore.
 
  Post deleted in 3.. 2.. 1..


Aksel Andersen

Posts 109
26 Jun 2017 07:09


*sigh*


Sean Sk

Posts 315
27 Jun 2017 03:42


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

  If you use AMIGA ECS chipset then you also use AMIGA ECS Blitter.
   
  If you use DIGITAL-VIDEO output, then you use SAGA Blitter.
 

 
  Thank you for making that clearer. So the question that needs to be asked is this:
 
  If ECS RGB users are unable to use the  SAGA Blitter and turtle mode is being removed from CORE 3 what options are available to ECS users to help improve compatibility with games?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4376
27 Jun 2017 06:18


sean sk wrote:

If ECS RGB users are unable to use the  SAGA Blitter and turtle mode is being removed from CORE 3 what options are available to ECS users to help improve compatibility with games?

This is a misunderstanding.
Turtle-mode is available - but it can be turned off.



Sean Sk

Posts 315
27 Jun 2017 08:18


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

sean sk wrote:

  If ECS RGB users are unable to use the  SAGA Blitter and turtle mode is being removed from CORE 3 what options are available to ECS users to help improve compatibility with games?
 

  This is a misunderstanding.
  Turtle-mode is available - but it can be turned off.
 

Ah cool. Thank you very much for that!!  :)



Simo Koivukoski
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 512
02 Jul 2017 00:25


Kioea by Mad Wizards (AGA/FPU-Demo)
     

     
EXTERNAL LINK   
   
Tested on an Amiga 600 with the Vampire 600 V2 GOLD3 Beta + SAGA/SoftFPU. Audio and video are played through DIGITAL-VIDEO. Do not place too much expectations on Software Floating Point Unit speed. It just allows FPU software to work, speed is irrelevant like with the 68k software FPU 3.06 for MAC.


Stefano Briccolani

Posts 369
02 Jul 2017 07:01


@ Simo
  Very Impressive! I thought that SoftFPU could work only for software "os friendly". I think that with a bit of code optimization and the support from Gunnar we all will be amazed of what this SoftFPU will do..


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4376
02 Jul 2017 07:56


Stefano Briccolani wrote:

@ Simo
Very Impressive! I thought that SoftFPU could work only for software "os friendly".

The SoftFPU will work for all Software like a HardFPU.
Also OS unfriendly games/demos will work.


Stefano Briccolani

Posts 369
02 Jul 2017 08:06


It's fantastic news for me.The 060 demos can then be a very good benchmark for the SoftFPU in terms of optimization of his code and speed. Let's hope all the speculation about "lack of FPU" will stop now.
Thanks Gunnar

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