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[[File:PC-FX-Console-Set.png|thumb|The NEC PC-FX]]
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{{Infobox console
The '''PC-FX''' was an [[wikipedia:Nec|NEC]] console that was never released in western markets.
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|title = PC-FX
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|logo = PC-FX-Console-Set.png
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|developer = [[NEC|NEC Home Electronics]]
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|type = [[:Category:Home consoles|Home video game console]]
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|generation = [[:Category:Fifth-generation video game consoles|Fifth generation]]
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|release = 1994
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|discontinued = 1998
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|predecessor = [[PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16) emulators|PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16)]], SuperGrafx
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|emulated = {{✓}}
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}}
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The '''PC-FX''' was a [[wikipedia:Nec|NEC]]'s fifth generation home video game console that was only released in Japan on December 23, 1994 and it had a NEC V810 CPU at 21.5 MHz with 2MB of RAM, 1MB of SRAM, 256KB of VRAM and without 3D graphics support. It also had something called "Back-up RAM", of which it has 32KB.
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The PC-FXGA (GA stands for '''G'''ame '''A'''ccelerator) was a series of computer boards and sports the same hardware as a regular PC-FX with the exception of an additional processor the '''HuC6273''' that can handle 3D graphics. PC-FXGA is used to play PC-FX games on [[NEC PC-9800 series|PC-9800]] series computer and IBM compatible computers but also makes possible for enthusiast to develop their own games.
  
 
==Emulators==
 
==Emulators==
 
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! scope="col"|Name
 
! scope="col"|Name
! scope="col"|Operating System(s)
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! scope="col"|Platform(s)
 
! scope="col"|Latest Version
 
! scope="col"|Latest Version
! scope="col"|[[Accuracy]]
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! scope="col"|<abbr title="Game Accelerator">GA</abbr>
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! scope="col"|[[libretro|Libretro Core]]
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! scope="col"|[[Emulation Accuracy|Accuracy]]
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! scope="col"|<abbr title="Free/Libre and Open-Source Software">FLOSS</abbr>
 
! scope="col"|Active
 
! scope="col"|Active
! scope="col"|[[Recommended emulators|Recommended]]
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! scope="col"|[[Recommended Emulators|Recommended]]
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!colspan="9"|PC / x86
 
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|[[Mednafen]]<ref>Available as a libretro core.</ref>
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|[[Mednafen]]
|Multi-platform
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux|macOS|FreeBSD}}
 
|[{{MednafenURL|releases/}} {{MednafenVer}}]
 
|[{{MednafenURL|releases/}} {{MednafenVer}}]
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|{{TBD}}
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|{{✓}}
 
|Mid-High
 
|Mid-High
 
|{{✓}}
 
|{{✓}}
 
|{{✓}}
 
|{{✓}}
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|{{✓}}
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|-
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|[[MAME]]
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux|macOS|FreeBSD}}
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|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html {{MAMEVer}}]
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|{{~}}
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|{{✓}}
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|Mid
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|{{✓}}
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|{{✓}}
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|{{✗}}
 
|-
 
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|[[MagicEngine- FX]]
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|[[MagicEngine-FX]]
|Windows, OS X, DOS
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|macOS|DOS}}
|1.1.1
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|[http://www.magicengine.com/uk_index.php?sessid=CK9MXrbon1e8hf4rbMwBhwkSnqzQ {{MagicEngineFxVer}}]
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|{{TBD}}
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|{{✗}}
 
|Low
 
|Low
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|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
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|[https://web.archive.org/web/20141105014113/http://www.xe-emulator.com/ Xe]
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|[https://web.archive.org/web/20141105014113/http://www.xe-emulator.com Xe]
|Windows, Linux
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|align=left|{{Icon|Windows|Linux}}
|[https://web.archive.org/web/20141022230129/http://www.xe-emulator.com/index.php?m=download 2.16.2]
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|[https://web.archive.org/web/20141022230129/http://www.xe-emulator.com/index.php?m=download {{XeVer}}]
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|{{TBD}}
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|{{✗}}
 
|?
 
|?
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
|-
 
|[[MAME]]
 
|Multi-platform
 
|[http://www.mamedev.org/release.html {{MAMEVer}}]
 
|Mid
 
|{{✓}}
 
 
|{{✗}}
 
|{{✗}}
 
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Latest revision as of 15:34, 17 December 2021

PC-FX
PC-FX-Console-Set.png
Developer NEC Home Electronics
Type Home video game console
Generation Fifth generation
Release date 1994
Discontinued 1998
Predecessor PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16), SuperGrafx
Emulated

The PC-FX was a NEC's fifth generation home video game console that was only released in Japan on December 23, 1994 and it had a NEC V810 CPU at 21.5 MHz with 2MB of RAM, 1MB of SRAM, 256KB of VRAM and without 3D graphics support. It also had something called "Back-up RAM", of which it has 32KB.

The PC-FXGA (GA stands for Game Accelerator) was a series of computer boards and sports the same hardware as a regular PC-FX with the exception of an additional processor the HuC6273 that can handle 3D graphics. PC-FXGA is used to play PC-FX games on PC-9800 series computer and IBM compatible computers but also makes possible for enthusiast to develop their own games.

Emulators[edit]

Name Platform(s) Latest Version GA Libretro Core Accuracy FLOSS Active Recommended
PC / x86
Mednafen Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD 1.29.0 TBD Mid-High
MAME Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD 0.243 ~ Mid
MagicEngine-FX Windows macOS MS-DOS 1.1.1 TBD Low
Xe Windows Linux 2.16.2 TBD ?