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Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions
02/12/19 01:08 AM


> Going back to this for a bit, In addition to that Baby Pac-Man machine from the other
> thread, I did order the RecRoomMaster's arcade cabinet kit with 4-player joysticks so
> that will be coming in next month.
>
> Looking at what computer to put in it, I'll check Microcenter refurbs for a processor
> near what you suggested.
>
> Will I need any video card? Or will standard video from the motherboard work for
> MAME? And if I need a video card, is there a similar "recommended low-end" like you
> gave me for what to look for in a CPU?
>
> Thanks.
>
> EDIT: After looking a bit on their web site, I may be going with this one unless
> someone finds some huge argument against it. It's about $50 more than the "4th gen
> i5" I was looking at.
> https://www.microcenter.com/product/0503304/pavilion-570-p047c-desktop-computer-refurbished

Modern integrated video should be fine for MAME, I assume integrated chipsets have come a long way since my old (2010) Sempron 140 / nForce 360a combo, which doesn't even work in MAME unless I force OpenGL! The last version of MAME which supported that chipset was 0.179.







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* Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer 12/03/18 05:45 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions R. Belmont  12/07/18 05:03 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Rhetro  10/25/19 06:37 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Firehawke  07/08/19 06:15 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  02/11/19 03:28 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Heihachi_73  02/12/19 01:08 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Firehawke  07/08/19 06:10 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  02/12/19 01:55 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  12/10/18 12:08 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  12/19/18 08:24 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions joey35car  02/11/19 05:15 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  02/11/19 04:04 PM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions joey35car  05/23/19 05:03 AM
. * Re: Early planning of a MAME Cabinet - Looking for opinions Llaffer  08/04/19 11:22 PM

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