Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Confirm comment report request

fwibbler: I doubt 512MB would be feasible due to the parts needed - you need to use very dense RAM as the CPU module is so tiny. Perhaps 256MB. I think if you look at it as a CPU and RAM upgrade, you could use the approximate prices of RiscPC upgrades as a guide. Say, perhaps the cost of a 710 upgrade and a 64MB SIMM? If you take the costs of back then, adjust for inflation, and apply Moore's law, you end up with a price around 150-200 quid. Give the list price for something very similar to what the A9 already has ([link]) is 115 quid, I don't think 150-200 quid would be unreasonable, given you'd need to also pay for work to be done to RISC OS to support the new CPU, as well as to send your A9 back to Advantage 6, as it is not user-serviceable.

 is a RISC OS Userrjek on 13/8/07 5:19PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 3.94.129.211
Comment GID: 23019
Timestamp: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:49:25 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Drobe price comparison chart
    Checking out the competition
     21 comments, latest by govind on 14/11/03 2:15PM. Published: 9 Nov 2003

  • Random article

  • More printers supported with Gutenprint update
    Sehr gut
     5 comments, latest by rmac on 21/8/07 11:20AM. Published: 17 Aug 2007

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "No comment. No comment. I said, no comment!"
    Page generated in 0.0399 seconds.