Today is the day when Vampire 1200 booted for the first time

Igor Majstorovic uploaded pictures on the Apollo Facebook page showing the Vampire 1200 booting for the first time. Although in early beta, the Vampire A1200 edition is a reality and will probably turn 2019/2020 into a happy year for many people in the Amiga community. The Vampire  is based on the FPGA Altera Cyclone 5, the 68080 will be running @ 93Mhz and could reach over 4,000 Million Instructions Per Second.(Dhrystones 2.1 benchmark) The new accelerator will have 512MB DDR3 (Up to 1GB / s), digital Video-out up to 720p@60Hz, dual Kickstart-flashrom, full SAGA chipset (AGA compatible) and the Vampire is CE, WEEE and RoHS compliant.

News source: Apollo Team / Image source: Flickr

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