Minimum system configuration:
This specification will be sufficient for you to enjoy most compatible games with good graphics, sound and control, subject to correct configuration and some limitations of the emulator.
Intel Pentium 3 700Mhz or AMD Athlon 800Mhz CPU*
256MB system RAM
200MB free hard drive space + additional 20MB-100MB free hard drive space per game, depending on game and number of saves you make
100% Microsoft DirectX 7 compatible video, sound and input devices**.
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft DirectX 8
The video device must be a primary device, have at least 16MB local memory and two texture units. Depending on the features supported by your video card some content may not be displayed correctly and thus some games marked as compatible may suffer glitches or not be playable on your system. The exact features required vary from game to game.
nVidia GeForce256 and ATI Radeon (early models) are suggested as realistic minimum video hardware. In conjunction with good quality drivers they have the required features. Newer cards mainly allow better resolutions, filtering, anti-aliasing and so on.
If your video card is pre-DX8, select the v1.5.2 video plugin. Dx8 is for default plug to init and n-rage's input, and general performance and compat
The following chipsets (thus any and all graphics cards based on them) can be considered below minimum specification:
3dfx Voodoo 1,2,3 (1,2 - not at all, 3 - poor image quality)
ATI Rage128, Rage Pro (poor image quality)
Intel i740, i810 (poor image quality)
Matrox G200, G400, G450 (poor image quality)
nVidia Riva128 (poor image quality)
S3 Savage 4, Savage 2000 (particularly bad, these cards hang)
Recommended system configuration:
This specification should allow you to play any game with good speed, graphics, sound and control, subject to the limitations of the emulator. Note that this specification is still not sufficient for every option available, but with proper configuration you shouldn't have significant limitations.
Intel Pentium 3 1.2Ghz or higher or AMD Athlon 1.2 GHz or higher
256MB RAM or more
nVidia GeForce3 or later or ATI Radeon or later
1GB or more free hard drive space
Creative Soundblaster Live! or higher
Wishtech Adaptoid and original Nintendo N64 controller for each player
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP
Video card with TV out and a high quality television set
High quality stereo speakers
USB hub and/or controller extension cables
Genuine Nintendo Rumble Pak for each player