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Sega Saturn Console Information

SEGA SATURN

Originally designed to bring the 3D arcade experience into the home, the saturn was a huge success in Japan but never managed to do that well in Europe and the US mainly because of the huge marketing from Sony for the Playstation.

Saturn (1994 Japan ) (1995 Europe and USA)

One of the first 32bit systems with a 32bit bus and 32-bit cpu's released in Japan on November 22nd, 1994, and with the American and European release following in 1995.

Victor Saturn 2 1998

Only released in Japan, the Victor Saturn 2 came in a whiteish case in contrast to the usual black.This is an authorized clone of a Saturn built by JVC-Victor. Other third-parties licensed to make saturns were Hitachi, and Yamaha.

Derby Stallion

The Saturn was hugely successful in Japan when first launched and the game Derby Stallion sold over 5 million copies. This special edition clear case saturn was released to mark the event.

SPECS

CPU Two Hitachi SH2 32-Bit RISC 28.6MHzOne Hitachi SH1 32-Bit RISC Motorola 68EC000

MEMORY 2 MB (16 megabits)RAM 1.54 MB (12 megabits)VRAM (Video RAM) 540 KB (4 megabits)CD-ROM Cache

GRAPHICS VDP 1 Video Display Processor VDP 2 Video Display Processor System Control Unit 352 x 240, 640 x 240 , 704 x 480 (Hi-Res) Sprite, Polygon, and Rendering engineDual 256 KB frame buffer for rotation and scalingTexture Mapping Gouraud Shading512 KB Cache for Textures 200,000 Texture Mapped Polygons/Second500,000 Flat Shaded Polygons/Second

SOUND Sound Processor SCSP Sound Processor Audio RAM 540 KB (4 megabits)SCSP Digital Signal Processor (DSP) 22.6MHz Motorola 68EC000 sound processor 11.3MHz 32 PCMChannels 8 FM (Frequency Modulation) Channels 44.1 KHz Sampling Rate

NOTES CD-ROM (2X) 300 KB/Second Transfer SpeedAudio CD Compatible Optional512 KB Memory Cartridge for Game Save

Sega Saturn Games

Radiant Silver GunClassic oldskool shootem-up from Treasure. Quite rare although a lot of new copies from Japan have been turning up lately, still expect to pay around £70-100 to get you hands on a copy.

Saturn King of the Fighters

 

 

 

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