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Good News Everyone

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5728
08 Apr 2016 20:38


Good news everyone!!

Today your favority 68K core got 5 Mips faster.
While driving today in the car I had an idea how to speed up the core. And it works :)

The core is 5 Mips faster now.
We will test this for some days and then provide a free new SILVER update giving every 5 Mips extra!


Roger Andre Lassen

Posts 145
08 Apr 2016 20:46


Awesome :-)


Thierry Atheist

Posts 642
08 Apr 2016 23:26


I was going to type something, then thought, probably better not.

Let's just say WOOOO HOOOOO!!!!!

And, I'm beside myself with happiness!

I don't care about fuzzy logic, neural nets, or quantum computing... Want a computer that is EASY TO USE and exceptionally flexible, and AMIGA fits the bill to a T!

AMIGA is still relevant TODAY as it was originally "ahead of it's time" and that has NOT been surpassed YET BY ANYONE ELSE!! They just haven't been able to achieve it!!!

WE ARE AT THE CUSP OF HUGE SUCCESS!

AMIGA/APOLLO CORE, FTW!

(...the S-AGA continues...)


Thierry Atheist

Posts 642
09 Apr 2016 01:26


Correct me if I'm wrong, but could I say now:

"The Vampire 2 could display a 1920*1080 image with a small amount of movement on it?"


Mr-Z EdgeOfPanic

Posts 189
09 Apr 2016 08:08


That is good news, vampire is getting better and better.
Keep up the good work!


Ulf Andersson

Posts 29
09 Apr 2016 11:32


This is really good news! .. It's fast and becomes even faster, amazing work! .. 


Tango One

Posts 102
09 Apr 2016 11:56


awesome love read about vampire is getting faster and faster.

wounder how fast it will be when the V1200 comes out. ?


Lord Aga
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 119
09 Apr 2016 17:50


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

While driving today in the car I had an idea how to speed up the core. And it works :)

The core is 5 Mips faster now.

Were you driving 5 Mph faster than usual :) ?


Johannes Schäfer

Posts 47
10 Apr 2016 12:27


Time for a new bechmark? :)
Please update:
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Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5728
10 Apr 2016 20:43


I have to correct myself. :-)
 
The improvement is not 5 Mips but even plus 8 points according to minibench.
 
So pretty nice.

So guys look forward to some free boost with the next release!


Thierry Atheist

Posts 642
11 Apr 2016 04:37


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

The improvement is not 5 Mips but even plus 8 points according to minibench.

Heh. Okay. ???

But, is that (8 points = %??) "as good as" or better than 5 MIPS?

Well, in any case, this is still EXCELLENT!!!

Can whatever you've done be put into ASIC silicon too, or is only able to work with an FPGA?

P.S. BTW, Keep it a secret... It's the AMIGA's edge that we so badly need!!!


Thierry Atheist

Posts 642
12 Apr 2016 17:18


So, hate to ask for the moon, but here goes.... Does anyone feel so inclined to do an ADoom or Alien Breed 3D side by side comparison of the speeded up by 8 points Apollo Core?

Additionally, Gunnar, can this work with the S-AGA component of the Apollo Core too??!!!??? (I hope, I hope, I hope....)

Also, I'm a bit confused. Is any part of S-AGA in the current Apollo Core activated yet? Is 2 megabytes of chip RAM still the maximum amount usable?

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