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CDP1802 wrote:
The 8 bit Ataris had a great chipset for their time with many neat capabilities, yet the simpler and slower C64 was built and sold in far greater numbers

The price-argument, and the fact that a cheap C64 could control machinery. Compare it to a Raspberri Pi.

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Later, the Amiga was built by Commodore and was a huge success - because of the great chipset from the same team that once designed the 8 bit Ataris

The Atari was a success too, among a different public; musicians would own an Atari, superior software for their work, and gamers would own an Amiga - superior in graphics with it's Denise and Fat Agnus. (How does that sound for a chip-name compared to the modern code's?)

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At the same time the Atari ST was designed by the guys who previously designed the C64, but this time the more spartan design did not win.

There were more gamers than musicians. The weirdest thing is that both great systems were beaten by IBM. Hercules-graphics and a command-line prompt were considered "professional".

The reason? Both systems were "home-computers", and the PC was.. well, "Professional Computing" Shucks | :-\
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