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

Confirm comment report request

RISC OS already runs on some ARM9s (Pace had a demo about 3 years ago, Castle/Tematic mentioned some porting work for another customer). But if the processor is, say, 5% of the cost of the machine who's going to want a slower processor for a $10 saving in machine cost?

If you're making a Gameboy or a mobile phone, this is another question. Though if one of ARM's licensees comes out with a processor significantly faster than the i80321 with the right peripherals and at the right price, I'm sure RISC OS hardware manufacturers would jump at the chance.

 is a RISC OS Usercaliston2 on 27/8/04 12:54PM
[ 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: / 54.145.83.79
Comment GID: 12090
Timestamp: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 02:27:05 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Review: A9home v. Koolu
    Clash of the tiniest
     31 comments, latest by polas on 18/10/07 6:03PM. Published: 15 Oct 2007

  • Random article

  • RISC OS Gone in 60 Seconds
    OK, maybe a little more than 60 seconds, so sue us. Despite the fact that drobe.co.uk has been rushed off its feet redeveloping the site, we've still been keeping a trained eye on RISC OS news and events.
     12 comments, latest by peprice on 5/8/01 10:18PM. Published: 31 Jul 2001

  • 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
    "I was actually referring to drobe itself as the 'young upstart' rather than the age of the contributors"
    Page generated in 0.0472 seconds.