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#2201 GarrettCRW OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 PM

Parish's talk of bespoke system setups is a bit of an understatement because I believe he's even tried or managed to route his Super NT and NT Mini into his PVM (which is the source of much of his drama with his setup, since he also streams using the systems he has hooked up to his PVM).



#2202 Flojomojo OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:04 AM

What's PVM? Something for capture and streaming?

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Posted Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:39 AM



What's PVM? Something for capture and streaming?

 

it's a professional video monitor, the fancy broadcast studio CRTs that have BNC connectors for RGB inputs. You can get an 8" monitor for only $250 on eBay. :lol:

 

20" in good condition go for two times that or more. 



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Posted Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:17 PM

I don't think it is worth starting a new thread for this, but the market needs another one of these devices?

 

https://www.kickstar...xs-the-new-slim

 

At least expectations seem to be kept low.

 

(Still begs to ask... why not just get a cheap PC made in the last few years?)


Edited by cybercylon, Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:17 PM.


#2205 Keatah OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:23 PM

Why not indeed.

#2206 godslabrat OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:18 PM

They barely managed to eek out the original IndieGo, trying for a second version doesn't seem prudent. But it does exist.

#2207 Flojomojo OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:18 PM

I was going to ask, haven't I seen this before? Guess so.

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Posted Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:02 PM

I don't think it is worth starting a new thread for this, but the market needs another one of these devices?

 

https://www.kickstar...xs-the-new-slim

 

At least expectations seem to be kept low.

 

(Still begs to ask... why not just get a cheap PC made in the last few years?)

 

The only advantage would be if the emulators work well without nonstop tweaking which is the problem with a cheap PC.

 

Anyway I find the slutty AROS kitty with a whip stepping on Tux quite disturbing:

 

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Edited by thetick1, Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:07 PM.


#2209 Keatah OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:22 PM

No one should be doing emulators on a cheap PC.



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Posted Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:50 AM

No one should be doing emulators on a cheap PC.

 

"Cheap" is a relative term. You don't need a four figure tower of doom if your plan is to emulate older consoles.



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Posted Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:23 AM

No one should be doing emulators on a cheap PC.

 

Why not?  A cheap NUC with Linux and RetroPie is not a bad solution through a Raspberry Pi would be significantly cheaper but with a bit less compute power.



#2212 Flojomojo OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:40 AM

Retro games can run on a potato computer. Snobbery and retro gaming mix like orange juice and toothpaste.

#2213 thetick1 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:08 PM

Retro games can run on a potato computer. Snobbery and retro gaming mix like orange juice and toothpaste.

 

True but the closer you get to modern consoles you need something with a little more compute power than RasberryPi... say like lower tier / mid range NUC.  

 

Hehe you get a thanks on the above post just for your wit.  You always have great lines..


Edited by thetick1, Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:10 PM.


#2214 derFunkenstein OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:24 PM

 

"Cheap" is a relative term. You don't need a four figure tower of doom if your plan is to emulate older consoles.

 

 

This is true. Even the most accurate emulators don't need much more than 2 GHz from an eight-year-old PC. A Core i3-2100 is more than enough for Higan and BlastEm. A NUC that doesn't have an Atom chip is sufficient. I'd skip the cheapest of the cheap, though. Celerons and Pentiums with Atom cores would be pushing it. 

 

And that same i3-2100 should be plenty for Saturn emulation - just ask Playmaji! :lol:






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