I don't want to start some flame or anything (I'm happy user of TT030, too) but I think you judge too quickly -- just because some software is such bad written it can't detect other FPU than 6888x and because you've had some setup-problems? For me, every software which should run -> runs. I was one of the first people who received ct60 (firmware was in very untested stage) and I can't blame ct60 for anything. Stable, fast, cool. TT is just a nice "test machine"...
FatRakoon wrote:My TTs run EVERYTHING I throw at them and have never failed.
My Falcon however has issues.
this is very subjective, I code/enjoy demos, no demo for falcon (not speaking about ST/STE) will run on TT, no falcon game will run on TT, no falcon tool will run on TT (apex for example; ok, there are some 030-based GEM apps which run on both TT and Falcon)
FatRakoon wrote:Either way, I have NEVER been able to get HiSoft Basic v2.10 to run on my Falcon.
You see that difference between us -- I start Devpac, patch that stupid check for 020/68882 FPU and I'm happy again, no need to use TT :)
FatRakoon wrote:Other side of the coin, does substation run on a TT?
FatRakoon wrote:All I want, is to be able to run an atari that does what it says on the tin, and my TT has been doing that for the past few years without fail.
You will be surprised how big compatibility you could gain with running ST/E stuff under... ST/E machine! ;-) Falcon has falcon-specific software, ST has ST-specific software... but there's no TT-specific software...
FatRakoon wrote:I feel that I would be better off getting rid of the Falcon and buying myself a graphics card and more RAM for the TT.
And what gives your such (super old, deprecated, unsupported, second-hand) gfx card? Ability to enjoy nice resolution for ... GEM apps. Again not anything which falcon couldn't give you (think about PCI Radeon or SuperVidel -- ok ok, not finished, but supported some day in the future :)
FatRakoon wrote:The speed... Sure, I will drop in speed but the TT is a much snappier system that the Falcon all round that the speed difference is not making as much of a difference as I would have thought.
Eh? You don't compile some sources too often, right? ;-) That speed difference is something between 10 times to 20 times speed up in CPU expensive tasks (freemint + all unix stuff, compilation, calculation, ...)
FatRakoon wrote:Now, thats a big difference.... 512MB on the TT and 1GB on the Falcon.
On the other side, this is the topic where Falcon gives you nothing -- under freemint you can use nearly unlimited partitions both on TT and Falcon ;)
From my point of view, you just had bad luck with configuration of ct60, that's all. There's really nothing you can place against 030/060 Falcon. You still can use 030 Falcon + FPU for maximum compatibility but as Evil/DHS says... you will never want to come back !!! ;-)