Re: CommodoreWorld

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2004-07-01 13:23:51

On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 01:15:41PM +0200, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote:
> > do you understand the
> > difference between NMOS6502 and 65c02/65816 at all?!
> Yes, I do. With my remark "if it runs on the C-1, it will run on the
> C64-joystick as well." I wasn't thinkig about the CPU at all but the VIC.
> But I must admit I completely forget to ask if the C64-DTV will be equiped
> with a 65816 or a 6502. 

Why would they use an external chip for the processor?  It's so much more
efficient to integrate it on the same chip with everything else.

> > and that means, none of the advanced demos nor any of the 
> > advanced games will run. moreover, most copy-protections
> > will fail and even a whole lot of the older games will
> > atleast need patches. 
> Although equped with a 65816, IMHO Jeri's goal was that the C-1 should be
> 100% compatible. So I have my doubts about the above statement. Would you
> please give some examples where things could go wrong? I could lead them
> further Ironstone.

Please refer to the 64doc document.


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