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Console Gen I

  Nintendo Entertainment System (NES, Famicom) Sega Master System
  NES Sega Master System
Supported Video Resolution 480i (max resolution of 256 x 240 pixels) 480i (max resolution of 256 x 244 pixels)
Sound Capabilities Stereo or mono analog audio Mono analog audio
Video Outputs Composite
Coaxial
RGB
Composite
Coaxial
Sound Outputs RCA analog audio
Coaxial
RCA analog audio
Coaxial
Data Interconnects Controller ports (x2) Controller ports (x2)
Game Card slot
CPU 8 bit MOS Technology 6502 1.79 MHz 8 bit Zilog Z80 3.58 MHz
Video Graphics 2 KB RAM
8 x 16 pixels max sprite size
64 max sprites
53 total colors
16 KB RAM
8 x 16 pixels max sprite size
64 max sprites
64 total colors
RAM 2 KB with extra supplied in game cartridges 8 KB
Game Media Format Cartridge (0.5 MB max) Cartridge (1 MB max)
Extra Features:
  • Zapper gun accessory
  • “Power Pad” floor mat accessory
  • R.O.B. robot accessory
  • “Power Glove” accessory
  • Light Phaser zapper gun accessory
  • Winner
    NES
    Nintendo Entertainment System
    ≈ 60 Million Units Sold
     
    Runner Up:
    Sega Master System
    ≈ 12 Million Units Sold

    Go To:

    Console
    Gen I
    NES
    Nintendo Entertainment System
    vs. Sega Master System
    Sega Master System
    Console
    Gen II
    SNES
    Super Nintendo
    vs. Sega Genesis
    Sega Genesis

     

     

    Console
    Gen III
    PS1
    Sony PlayStation
    vs. N64
    Nintendo 64
    vs. Sega Saturn
    Sega Saturn
    Console
    Gen IV
    PS2
    PS2
    vs.
    Xbox
    vs. GameCube
    GameCube
    vs. Dreamcast
    Dreamcast
    Console
    Gen V
    PS3
    Sony PS3
    vs. Xbox 360
    Microsoft Xbox 360
    vs. Wii
    Nintendo Wii
    Hand
    Helds
    PSP
    Sony PSP
    vs. Nintendo DS
    Nintendo DS
    vs. Game Boy
    Game Boy


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