Best PC Emulators for each system?

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  1. klauskinski
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    I'm aiming to set up an older desktop as an emulation station & would appreciate peoples recommendations for the best of the crop as my experience is limited.

    The more options the better..
    Just got the latest PPSSPP & it's fantastic, running almost everything I've tried without issue

    Thanks.
     
  2. OfficerJeffrey

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    I used VBA a lot back in the day and No$GBA has the best emulation quality from what I've tried for DS. For consoles I use JNES and Snes9X but I don't really know if those are the best to be honest but I do recommend P64 if there's even any other 64 emu's I'm not aware of. I've heard good things about PCSX2 for PS2 emulation as well, this PC can't handle it though so haven't tried it myself. Cheers mate!
     
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    Thanks, that helps.. I'll certainly be checking those out
     
  4. Sheimi

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    Kega Fusion for Sega Genesis, CD, Game Gear, Master System
    VBA for GBA, GB, GBC
    Fceux for NES
    DeSuMe/No$Gba for DS
    Project64, Mupen64 (there may be a few others) for N64
     
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    I forgot
    GB/C/A: VBA
    NDS: desmume
    SNES: SNEX9x
    NES: FCEU
    PS1: This varies, but I prefer ePSXe
    N64: Mupen64
    GC/Wii: Dolphin
    PS2: PCSX2:
    DC: NullDC or Chankast
    Arcade: MAME
    Various SEGA systems: Fusion (Mega drive, Master System and the Genesis)
     
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    Oh shit I forgot about arcade stuff! Yeah definitely MAME, I use GGPO for NeoGeo and CPS stuff as well.
     
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    Dolphin Emulator - Gamecube/Wii emulator if your pc can handle
    Pcsx2 Emulator - Ps2 emulator if your pc can handle it
    epsxe - Ps1 emu should run games at least close to full speed on decent hardware
    P-64 or P-64K- N64 emulator and N64 emulator to play online
    DesuME or no$GBA - Ds emulators
     
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    Best for general play, best for debugging/hacking, best for internet play (this can get odd), best for playing with mods of games (some of the N64 gets odd), best for ease of use (some of the PS1 stuff has emulators that run most games well but others might run others better if you spend 5 minutes fiddling), best for extra filters (HD retextures and the like), most accurate (accuracy is nice and probably even one of the more important goals but it is not everything)....?

    It sounds you just want to play games and would be happy if it has some cheats and the accuracy is in the "if you really know the system you might be able to tell that the audio decay is not as fast as it should but it otherwise it is all good" range but I have to ask. About the only real thing to note is with the rise of android and various handhelds/consoles some people pick certain things to make it easier to transition between systems.
     
  9. klauskinski
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    Many thanks guys, a lot to check out here..