Retro emulators to go for?

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  1. codezer0
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    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    So, for those of us that were able to softmod our Xbox systems, what would be the go-to emulators for older systems and stuff?

    Always wanted one of these Xbox systems, in part because my first exposure to what one is like was from a friend that had one with a build of mame that was able to run ninja baseball Batman. Even compared to my then main PC, I never experienced that game running without any frame drops or errors of any kind before discovering it on that system, and I've been wanting to run this game on there since. So obviously, some kind of mame that can run that game, is a must-have.
     
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    DarkGabbz Resident XBOX Guy

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    For NES NestopiaX
    For SNES ZSNEXBOX
    For N64 Surreal64
    For some Arcade stuff Final Burn Legends
    For GBA XBoyadvance
    For Mame MameX
    For Genesis Neogenesis
    For PSX PCSXBOX

    You could upgrade the ram of your xbox for better performance.
     
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  3. codezer0
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    How so? I have a mix of 1.0's and 1.6's to work with.

    Also, while I was able to successfully upgrade one, it was with a found PATA drive I didn't think I had. So almost any other I would need to install something newer. But I can't find any of these supposed adapter that work.

    Also, would an SSD even be worth getting for these systems?
     
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    DarkGabbz Resident XBOX Guy

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    You need a 1.0-1.5 do upgrade the ram.
    And you need to solder the ram chip on the mobo. (and you need a modded bios)

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    [​IMG] on to these pads.
     
  5. codezer0
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    Ugh, tsop you mean? Yea... Last time I attempted that on a system, all I ended up with was a fried board. :(
     
  6. DarkGabbz

    DarkGabbz Resident XBOX Guy

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    But how?
     
  7. codezer0
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    couldn't get the bridging to link, and by the 3rd attempt, the solder pads where they were supposed to just came off with the iron. It definitely wouldn't even try to turn on after that.

    I wasn't expecting to be able to get another 1.0 either... but just lucked out and managed to snag a couple that were being sold "for parts", and fixed them up. along with some 1.6's. Even managed to fix up a 1.6b enough to gift to someone who's also wanted a system.
     
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    Did you try to turn it on?
     
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    Um... I just said doing so killed the board. it wouldn't turn on.
     
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    Oh my fault i can't read.