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    This is the box I thought about when Raptor Workstation was announced. I thought, “That would be great but super pricey. People probably won’t be able to buy it. Whereas, AmigaOne shows a PPC workstation can be done with decent specs at a price that might go down with work.” Reason for last point is that it uses stuff from an embedded vendor. Those are more competitive with a lot of different chips to consider. Chinese are always cloning such things on the cheap with some having good quality.

    So, not just for Amiga but PPC desktops in general, this was an interesting system.

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      This was covered previously, if you’d like to see the previous discussion. (It’s the same article, as far as I can tell; just on the U.K. Ars Technica site this time.)

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        thanks for the heads up, I’ve flagged it as already posted.

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        And I siting here waiting for a sparc64 laptop.

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          The “Xena” is an XMOS 16-core programmable 32-bit 500 MHz coprocessor that can be configured by software to act as any type of custom chip imaginable.

          I like the name :) Seems like an interesting chip:

          The XMOS multi-core programmable microcontollers fit a nice niche between single-threaded static microcontrollors and full FPGA chips. With built in Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) functionality in hardware

          Also, understatement of the year:

          If you are simply after the best price-to-performance ratio for a desktop computer, this is not the machine for you.