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Offline roudoudou

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Re: Mode 3
« Reply #25 on: 09:41, 04 February 20 »
That's not changing the amount of memory used in either case though which is the same in both modes. It just allows a potential performance enhancement because you can gain some extra time to make the required palette changes. I'd put that in the very edge case benefit where you just might gain some advantage from Mode 3, although it's not really perfect as you still need to be able to do a full pallette swap after the portions which are in Mode 0.
There is an old demo using mode 0 and "saving" more memory  :D https://open.amstrad.info/2020/01/12/analyse-4-sins-1997-n-w-c/
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Re: Mode 3
« Reply #26 on: 13:56, 04 February 20 »
Use underscan and save even more memory! Especially on black Fridays!  :laugh:
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