Hardware

The Dreamcast main unit contains the following hardware:

  • Hitachi SuperH SH-4 RISC CPU @ 200MHz
  • NEC PowerVR2 graphics chip
  • Yamaha AICA sound system (64 channel PCM sound)    
  • 16 MB main memory
  • 8 MB texture memory
  • 2 MB sound memory
  • 12X GD-ROM (double density CD-ROM) drive
  • 33.6Kbit modem
  • Fan

CPU
Hitachi SuperH SH-4
Dreamcast memory map
Graphics
NEC PowerVR2 graphics chip
Sound
Yamaha AICA sound system
Peripherals
I/O ports
GD-ROM
Controllers
Visual Memory System
Keyboard
Mouse
VGA box
Other
Power Supply
DIY Hardware
Serial port adaptor for DC<->PC communication
Maple Bus to USB Adaptor
FPGA based GDROM emulator

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Last modified: Tue Jul 8 14:26:16 CEST 2008