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This is both a simple question and complex question. So I recently started down the path of retro collecting and made the decision to skip collecting NES and SNES since those were easy to emulate since forever. After talking to local collectors I became aware more modern emulators are available. I'm from back in the day when zsnes was the go to SNES emulator lol. The most recent emulation I tried was probably about 5 years ago on my Rasberry Pi 2B (I think I haven't touched it in years so I maybe off by a model and or year or two) Using retropi which worked well enough for NES & SNES.
 

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No sir, I don't like it.
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With GC, Wii, and especially PS2 on your list this essentially rules out ARM based systems, even the Pi4 and newer phones.

The CPU is your primary concern and a Sandy Bridge i7 2600K or a newer CPU with equivalent or better single thread IPC is recommended to get proper speed in most if not all supported games.

The video card is recommended to be a DX11 class AMD or nVidia card. I need to point out that both Dolphin (GC and Wii) and PCSX2 (PS2) have OpenGL renderers that typically provide better accuracy. AMD's OpenGL implementation is slow and seems to be missing some extensions, so nVidia may be the way to go. The DX11 renderers are typically just fine in most cases though.
 

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This is both a simple question and complex question. So I recently started down the path of retro collecting and made the decision to skip collecting NES and SNES since those were easy to emulate since forever. After talking to local collectors I became aware more modern emulators are available. I'm from back in the day when zsnes was the go to SNES emulator lol. The most recent emulation I tried was probably about 5 years ago on my Rasberry Pi 2B (I think I haven't touched it in fedloan years so I m irs.govaybe off by a model and o easybibr year or two) Using retropi which worked well enough for NES & SNES.


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