Re: MOnSter 6502

From: Michał Pleban <>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2016 12:45:51 +0200
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smf wrote:

> I don't quite get it, the Amiga chipset were originally wirewrapped.
> They may not have hit the same speed as the eventual custom chips, but
> they clearly exceeded the speed this is running at. So there must be
> something about the original 6502 design (someone more knowledgeable
> than me suggested it was due to dynamic cells and a fully static design
> would suffer less).

That's likely because they were made from TTL chips, which are at least
an order of magnitude more complex than transistors. I can image doing
work in TTL even today, but no way am I going to build any digital
circuit from transistors.


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