Dreamcast Specifications

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Sega Dreamcast Console Specifications

Sega Dreamcast Specifications

Sega Dreamcast Logo
  • Manufacturer: Sega Incorporated
  • Product Name: Sega Dreamcast
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  • Release Date: November 20, 1998 (Japan)
  • Release Date: September 1999-2001 (USA)
  • Manufactured: 1998-1999 (Japan) / 2000 (China)
  • Console Dimensions: 7 7/16″ X 7 11/16″ X 3″ , 190 mm (W) x 195 mm (H) x 78 mm (D)
  • Weight: 4.4 pounds, 2.0 k
  • Download:  Owners Manual Sega Dreamcast (NTSC)

General Sega Dreamcast Specifications

Original White Dreamcast
  • CPU: Hitachi SH-4, 200MHz clock rate, 360 MIPS (millions of instructions per second), 1.4 GigaFLOPS (floating-point operations per second), 128-bit 3D calculations, 64-bit data bus, 800+ MBytes/second bus bandwidth
  • Graphics Core: NEC PowerVRSG, 3 million polygons/second peak rendering rate, Perspective-Correct Texture Mapping, Point, Bilinear, Trilinear and Anisotropic Mip-map filtering, Gouraud shading 32-bit z-buffer, Colored light sourcing, Full scene anti-aliasing Hardware-based Fog, Bump mapping, 24-bit color, Hardware-based texture compression, Shadow and Light volumes, Super sampling
  • Memory: 16 MB main RAM, 8 MB video RAM, 2 MB sound RAM
  • Resolution: 640×448.
  • Colors: 16.7 million
  • Sound: Yamaha Audio Core, 32-bit RISC CPU, DSP for real-time effects, 64 sound channels, ,Full 3D sound support, Hardware-based audio compression
  • Dreamcast Control Pad: Digital and analog directional controls, Dual analog triggers, Virtual Memory System data save unit
  • Expansion Options: Modem: 33.6kb per second transfer rate (56kb in U.S.) Upgradable
  • Operating System: Customized Microsoft Windows CE and Sega operating system
  • Media: GD-ROM (GigaByte Disk-ROM) Drive – Maximum speed 12X 1.2 GigaByte capacity

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