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PC build for Emulators

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Posted · Original PosterOP

What would the specs of a PC that is made for GameCube emulation look like?

 

Obviously other consoles would be emulated like super Nintendo, N64, Sega Genesis, but the most demanding emulator would be a GameCube emulator.

 

I've been thinking about starting up a project like this soon, what would be ideal hardware specs look like?


CPU: Ryzen 5 2600

GPU: Zotac RTX 2060

RAM: 16GB 3200mHz Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO

MOBO: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK

STORAGE: 500gb 7200rpm boot drive, 2tb USB 3.0 Seagate game drive

PSU: 650w Corsair CX

CASE: NZXT H500i

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For retro emulation, you probably wouldn't need much more than probably a Ryzen 5 APU. Those aren't terribly graphically demanding, they'll run on a Raspberry Pi.

 

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I'll recommend a ryzen 3 2200g. It should be plenty for running those emulated games.


PRIMARY PC

Ryzen 5 2600 - ASRock B450 Pro4 - G.Skill Trident Z (8x2 3000MHz) - Intel 660p Series 512GB - Seagate Barracuda 2TB - MSI GeForce GTX980Ti LIGHTNING - NZXT H500i - Super Flower Leadex ll Gold 650 Watt

 

SECONDARY PC

Xeon X5680 - Asus SABERTOOTH X58 - Crucial (4x2 1333MHz) - Crucial BX500 480GB - MSI RX 570 GAMING X - Cougar MX330 - EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650 Watt

 

LAPTOP

Acer Nitro 5 - 7300HQ - 8GB DDR4 2133MHz - GTX 1050Ti - Intel 600p Series 256GB - Seagate Barracuda TB

 

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