PC-FX emulators

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

The PC-FX was 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

Name Platform(s) Latest Version GA libretro Retro
Achievements
Accuracy FLOSS Active Recommended
PC / x86
Mednafen Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD 1.32.1
libretro core
TBD Mid-High
BizHawk Windows Linux Dev builds
2.9.1
TBD Mid-High
MAME Windows Linux macOS FreeBSD git artifacts[N 1]
0.264
libretro core[N 2]
~ Mid
MagicEngine-FX Windows macOS MS-DOS 1.1.1 TBD Low
Xe Windows Linux 2.16.2 TBD ?
  1. CI-Windows CI-Linux CI-Macos
  2. As 0.251, 0.139 (2010), 0.78 (2003), 0.37b5 (2000)