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Amiga Memory with AGA Chipset

Amigas using the Advanced Graphics Architecture Chip Set employed the three types of Amiga memory - Kickstart ROM, CHIP RAM and FAST RAM as follows:

KICKSTART ROM The Kickstart ROM remained at 512K bytes using 2 chips (even and odd) as for the ECS chipset, but extra commands were added to make programs easier to write and run faster.
CHIP RAM Chip RAM remained the same with a maximum of 2 MB as for the ECS chipset, except that all machines were now supplied with 2Mb of Chip RAM, to satisfy AGA's appetite for Chip RAM
FAST RAM The on-board maximum was 8M bytes of Fast RAM but more could be added with accellerator cards installed up to a maximum of 4 GB.


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