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Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64 is a fifth generation video game console produced and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released for retail on June 23, 1996 in Japan; September 29, 1996 in North America; and March 1 1997 in PAL regions. It uses Rom cartridge as its media.

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Nintendo 64 is built with 93.75 MHz NEC VR4300 as its CPU and geared by SGI 62.5 MHz 64-bit RCP for graphics. Its memory consists of 4 megabyte of RAMBUS RDRAM (expandable to 8 MB with the Expansion Pak) with a 9-bit data bus …

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Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64 is a fifth generation video game console produced and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released for retail on June 23, 1996 in Japan; September 29, 1996 in North America; and March 1 1997 in PAL regions. It uses Rom cartridge as its media.

Features

Nintendo 64 is built with 93.75 MHz NEC VR4300 as its CPU and geared by SGI 62.5 MHz 64-bit RCP for graphics. Its memory consists of 4 megabyte of RAMBUS RDRAM (expandable to 8 MB with the Expansion Pak) with a 9-bit data bus at 500 MHz providing the system with 562.5 MB/s peak bandwidth and have separate banks of memory for CPU, audio, and video. In addition, its system provides both composite video and S-video through the MULTI-OUT connection on the back. Besides that, it enables up to four controllers at the same time and also allows online game play via RANDnetDD (Japan only). The Nintendo 64 controller comes with one analogue stick, two shoulder buttons, one digital cross pad, six face buttons, a “Start” button and one digital trigger (Z). There are variety of colour editions released such as the basic black with light grey controller; jungle Green edition which together with the Donkey Kong 64 bundle; and The Funtastic Series used brightly-coloured, translucent plastic with six colours: Fire Orange, Grape Purple, Ice Blue, Jungle Green, Smoke Grey, and Watermelon Red. In term of graphic performance, its graphics chip is capable of tri-linear filtering, which allowed textures to look very smooth.

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