Mac mini 2012 dolphin emulator

This is also assuming that temperatures and power delivery are good on these Mac Mini s , but given Apple's track record I do not exactly hold out a lot of hope. KHg8m3r Doesn't sleep, just Dolphin and Robots. Why specifically a Mac Mini?

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Is it the combo of small PC and macOS? Because if you have some time and know how to follow a guide, it's not terribly hard to make macOS run on cheaper PC hardware. Honestly that's not really enough anymore. What emulator system are you using to play those games?

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An extra. Do you have a budget for upgrading your rig?

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We can try and help you find something way better if we know what your price range is. Also, what model is your current Mac Mini?

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Maybe we get some more life out of what you're currently running. Batocera linux might even help a little more since it is a stripped down distribution designed for playing retro games basically like a retropi type OS. It does have support for Dolphin, but keep in mind it is not something supported on this forum so if it works, great, if not you will have to get help from the Batocera comunity.

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Generally, macOS needs faster hardware than either Linux or Windows for the same experience, due to deficiencies in the driver support requiring slower paths to be used, putting more load on the CPU and sometimes the GPU to do the "same" thing. And for the most part "stripped down" distros mainly help with disk space and ram issues - which tend not to be an issue for dolphin.


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Building an Emulator Box

Find Reply. Collecting console games can take up a fair amount of space, but arcade collections are in an entirely different league. For those of us who own classic games that will only play on aging consoles and out-of-date TVs , emulators are a godsend.

Like the App Store, which lets you run games and apps on past, present, and future iOS devices, emulators cut through that nonsense. Nintendo may or may not be heading in the same direction, itself. The big change over the last five years has been a radical increase in the amount of power found in new Apple devices.

How to play Nintendo Wii games on your MacBook Pro!

While original PlayStation games Wipeout XL, above are low-resolution and limited in color, PlayStation 2 games Wipeout Fusion, below have more detail and better shading. Twenty or thirty years worth of games can now fit on a single hard drive. Only the hardest-core Nintendo fans will keep shelling out again and again to play the same titles. Thanks to ever-improving Macs and great emulators such as Dolphin, they may not have to do so for much longer.