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    Quote Originally Posted by ncherry View Post
    LOL, yes I'd agree with that!

    For those not aware, the chip designers of the Atari chips went on to create the Amiga chips. At the same time they switched the Commodore Management team to Atari (well almost at the same time).
    Not sure on that I read in the latest book on the amiga was Amiga inc with funds from atari that's why commodore gave amiga inc
    the money to pay atari..
    Never Bin or sell your old computer's you will regret it!!
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    Started with an STE, still have an STE. Along the way had a Mega2 and a TT030 but the STE was my best buy eveer..
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    Quote Originally Posted by ncherry View Post
    For those not aware, the chip designers of the Atari chips went on to create the Amiga chips.
    That's right. Look up Jay Miner.

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    1980: Atari 400, 8K, mod'd later to 48K
    1982: Atari 800, mod'd later to 174K
    1984: Atari 800XL, mod'd to 256K
    1986: Atari ST, mod'd to 512K

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    I still have the first 3 above but I did not keep the ST. I think it actually came with 512K and I modified it to 1MB.

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