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  • Paladin of the Pegasos
    Paladin of the Pegasos
    redrumloa
    Posts: 1339 from 2003/4/13
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    Jim wrote:

    Outside of trusting Ben Herman's, I'd consider it Trevor's first major mis-step.


    Nah, his first misstep was considering entering the market at all.
  • »10.04.19 - 16:30
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Jim
    Posts: 4856 from 2009/1/28
    From: Delaware, USA
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    redrumloa wrote:
    Quote:

    Jim wrote:

    Outside of trusting Ben Herman's, I'd consider it Trevor's first major mis-step.


    Nah, his first misstep was considering entering the market at all.


    ;-) Yeah, the market's cursed like Tut's "Curse of the Pharaohs".
    "Never attribute to malice what can more readily explained by incompetence"
  • »10.04.19 - 17:11
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 10538 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > The design, when laid out, should lend itself to reworking as a mini itx board.

    Yes, A-Eon could commission ACube to do this for a new T2080-based product after Tabor.

    > would you keep the MXM connector, or and a PCI-E slot?

    I'd go for a PCIe slot.
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Jim
    Posts: 4856 from 2009/1/28
    From: Delaware, USA
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    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    > The design, when laid out, should lend itself to reworking as a mini itx board.

    Yes, A-Eon could commission ACube to do this for a new T2080-based product after Tabor.

    > would you keep the MXM connector, or and a PCI-E slot?

    I'd go for a PCIe slot.


    My inclination too, but think of how small an MXM based system could be.
    It could make a Mac Mini look large.
    "Never attribute to malice what can more readily explained by incompetence"
  • »10.04.19 - 17:12
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 10538 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    Addendum:

    > I believe A-Eon stocked up with P1022 chips when it was still cheap.

    Confirmed by Trevor Dickinson:

    "We pre-paid for 1,000 P1022 CPUs [...] in preparation for the first commercial production of motherboards which we anticipated would take place in late 2015/early 2016. [...] We have all the CPUs in-hand [...]. [...] we ordered and pre-paid for all the long lead time items including 1000 Freescale P1022 CPUs so we would have the key components available once we started the full manufacturing run."
    https://www.exec.pl/article.jsp?nid=189&Amiga_present_and_future:_interview_with_Trevor_Dickinson
  • »20.04.19 - 14:10
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  • Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    KennyR
    Posts: 664 from 2003/3/4
    From: #AmigaZeux, Gu...
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    Jim wrote:
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    redrumloa wrote:
    Quote:

    Jim wrote:

    Outside of trusting Ben Herman's, I'd consider it Trevor's first major mis-step.


    Nah, his first misstep was considering entering the market at all.


    ;-) Yeah, the market's cursed like Tut's "Curse of the Pharaohs".


    It isn't cursed, it's just far too small and its ownership far too fragmented and unsure to make any return on any money put into it.

    Trevor should know this by now, but he keeps battering his face off a brick wall nonetheless.
  • »20.04.19 - 20:21
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