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Poll : What defines Amiga: chipset or software?
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Re: What defines Amiga: chipset or software?
Posted on 25-Nov-2021 9:18:09
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Posts: 1859
From: Trondheim, Norway

@ppcamiga1

Quote:

ppcamiga1 wrote:
@kolla

In 1992 pc/mac/atari has chunky pixels.


Mostly not, and for those that do...
* expensive
* low resultions

Quote:

on cheap pc with price comparable to a1200


I have some magazines in the garage somewhere, but here is an online quote...

https://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/pc-cost-1992.2010671/

Quote:
The cheapest system was an 80286@16Mhz with a socket for an 80287. 2
floppies (1,2&1.44MB), 1MB RAM upgradeable to 4 MB on motherboard, 42 MB
hard drive, keyboard, 2serial-1 parallel, video card, mouse and Video
display, Software Spinnaker 8 in 1, & ProList and DOS 5.0..... COST
$1099

The high end system was a 80486 @ 33Mhz, 2 floppies (1,2&1.44MB), 1 MB
RAM upgradeable to 16MB on motherboard, 42 MB hard drive, keyboard,
2serial- 1parallel, video card and Video display, mouse and DOS
5.0..... COST $1935


The A1200, at introduction in October 1992, was $599, according to wikipedia.

As for VGA graphics chunky modes...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mode_13h

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