Amiga 3000UX

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Amiga 3000UX
Release date1990; 33 years ago (1990)
MediaMagnetic tape data storage
Operating systemAmiga UNIX System V Release 4
CPUMotorola 68030 @ 25 MHz
Memory2 MB
GraphicsTexas Instruments Graphics Architecture

The Amiga 3000UX is a model of the Amiga computer family that was released with Amiga Unix, a full port of AT&T Unix System V Release 4 (SVR4), installed along with AmigaOS. The system is otherwise equivalent to the standard A3000, once a right-click initiates a boot to Kickstart (Amiga's kernel).

At one point, Sun Microsystems approached Commodore-Amiga, Inc. with the offer to produce the A3000UX under license as a low- to mid-range alternative to their high-end Sun workstations.[1] That this offer was declined was one of the many management decisions that led to the popular belief that the Amiga platform would have been a real success story but for Commodore management.

It is possible that Commodore (or a third party) repurposed A3000UX machines for standard AmigaOS, as some standard A3000 models have been found with labeling suggesting they were originally to be sold as A3000UX machines.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Commodore: A3500". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2010-12-28.