Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:40
I would like to build something to play console emulators on my TV with HDMI output for convenience. I have built plenty of desktop systems, but i'm not privy on mini ITX hardware...like compatabilities, options..etc.
Idealy, i would love to beable to use 2 controllers, i think most emulators allow that, but not really sure as i never looked into this, but obviously the purpose for this is to have a multi console via emulation so i have everything i need in a box solution for 2 players.
Not sure what controller i'll end up using, perhaps my arcade stick, i'm not going for replicating the original experience of course.
So basically i need a board and to know what CPU/GPU/RAM i can use that should run most emulators with ease...mostly MAME, if it can run that i'll be happy, NES and Sega emulation should be easy compared to that.
I can find a case myself, but i'm looking for something "consolish" ya know, small and something that may feel nostalgic perhaps, i may even modify my Genesis or buy a broken console to house all the wares in...i'm decent with modding stuff.
I'll probably use my Velociraptor HD only because it's unused and should be large enough for my ROM collection. So basically i just need the main stuff that's capable of runnning MAME