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SLUGIE79
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Hi There 

I have been doing lunchbox and big box for roughly 8 months and I have done a lot of systems on an external hard drive.

but when I tried to play anything on high resolution my PC doesn’t handle it very well I have 16 gig of ram and and its a small pc (not tower)

Does anybody know the specs to run ps3, og xbox, swith 3ds and game cube wii and wii U in 1080p full hd 

As with the 3DS games I can only put it up to the native resolution else it doesn’t run at 60 FPS

As with the 3DS games I can only put it up to the native resolution else it doesn’t run at 60 FPS

Same with wii and wii U

GameCube can only go at 720p

same with Dreamcast and Saturn

PS1 et cetera and all the lower end platforms are fine

it’s even struggling to do Nintendo DS

it must be the intergareted graphics card ect

I have an added my techno parrot games yet and i think the pc wont be able to handle it.

 please ignore the 8gb of ram as i now have 16gb of ram the images are old ones before i added the other 8gb of ram

does anyone have any links to a decent pc tower ready made to handle these emulators?

i shop at currys ect

Attach a screenshot of my PC hardware 

Thank you in advance

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Any 3D system will make use of a dedicated GPU, especially when upscaling to 1080p, a integrated GPU like what you have is simply not powerful enough to do what you want for the most part, N64/PS1 you could get some upscale, but any systems above that you will be lucky to play them at native resolution.

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Hi Lordmonkus 

thank you so much for the help

Which Ryzen CPU would you think I should add and are they easy to change?

 also if I was to build one myself could I build a decent machine for the same price point that I had roughly £700 - £800

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hi lordmonkus 

thanks for getting back to me sorry to be a pain, i was thinking of getting this one and emulating ps2 not ps3 

and 3ds wii and wii u and switch at 1080p which im assuming is more easy to run than ps3

the one im thinking of buying has a 

AMD ryzen 5-4600G

and the ETA prime ine has a AMD ryzan 3500 

which is better and whats the difference?

also im thinking of adding 8gb of ram to make a total of 16gb of is it worth doing that too ?

thank you 

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If i can also add my two penny's here also? The first number of the Ryzen CPU is the generation, (same with Intel) so the higher the newer, so 4600 is newer than 3500, but that isnt a lot of difference. What @Lordmonkus said is true though the "G" versions have a integrated GPU which you wont be using for your emulators as you will have a dedicated card, those CPU's with the integrated GPU, cost a little more, not hugely, but they are more expensive. If this machine is a dedicated emulation only machine, you dont need a "G" model, but if this is also gonna be a web browsing or stream machine as well a "G" series might be more beneficial as you could save money on your electric bills by using the integrated GPU for those tasks. Personally i would have at least 16GB of RAM, cause you need to remove what Windows itself, and what Launchbox/Bigbox use before you even think about what the emulator needs, and i can easily see windows and Launchbox/Bigbox eating 5-6GB of that. 

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hi Neil

its just for emulation of the above and obviously old consoles which will easily be achieved.

I really have no idea what pc to go for would prefer one ready built and just add extra ram and a 6tb internal hd

any ideas of what one I could get

or what i would need to build to my own as I have no idea what parts to buy

im quite ok with the setting up of emulators but when i comes to pc spec i haven’t got a clue

I definitely want it just as an emulation machine on my tv

Thanks in advance

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3 minutes ago, SLUGIE79 said:

hi Neil

its just for emulation of the above and obviously old consoles which will easily be achieved.

I really have no idea what pc to go for would prefer one ready built and just add extra ram and a 6tb internal hd

any ideas of what one I could get

or what i would need to build to my own as I have no idea what parts to buy

im quite ok with the setting up of emulators but when i comes to pc spec i haven’t got a clue

I definitely want it just as an emulation machine on my tv

Thanks in advance

Im just on pcpartpicker.com, ill put something together in your budget (availability of course, these are weird times). Building the actual PC is so simple these days, it all goes together like Lego, its really hard to get it wrong.

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OK, so this build comes to £659, BUT, i did not include a cpu fan, as it may come with one, but im not positive off hand, and also you mentioned nothing about storage, so i added none, case either, as you havent specified use case as such. I also didnt add a windows license as they are like £10-£15 all over the web. I also over specced the PSU for a 1650, cause your other components will be far more powerful than your GPU, so that you can drop in a more powerful card down the line, and just plug it in.

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Hi neil

sorry I didn’t give enough details

so this is what I’m thinking of getting:

Im Going to be getting a black case do i need a mid tower or a full tower? 

also what size does it need to be inside for the motherboard etc again I don’t have a clue about that

im also going to get a barracuda 6tb 3.5 hd for whole launchbox/bigbox inc roms emulators ect (good hd?)

so i can drag and drop everything off of my 4tb external hd that I have my lunchbox build on at the moment

also would it cost much more to build a PC that is capable of doing PS3 in 1080p or 4k and the other high powered emulators eg ps2 wii u and switch 

because if it isn’t that more expensive I might as well pay the extra and Futureproof it a little

what are your thoughts

also does the motherboard come with any memory/ storage on it to have Windows 10 on?

i’m also gonna need to buy Windows 10 but I’m thinking of getting the home version that should be enough for what I want

do i need something for wifi and bluetooth or are they attached to the motherboard?

also do i need anything else ?

sorry for the long message if you have time to do two more builds one for running PS3 and then another the same as you’ve done before that with the case in the other bits that I didn’t mention in the first message That would be great if not don’t worry about it and I will work it out once again thanks for your help all your input is really appreciated thank you

 

 

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