Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case

Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case
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Here’s a great way to trick people into thinking the N64 is capable of running new PC games, without using any emulators. Modder Istartedthewar has hidden a small PC inside an old Nintendo 64.

Nothing suspicious on the front.

Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case

The back of the case reveals that something’s not quite right with the console.

Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case

There it is. A small Gigabyte motherboard, an A10-7850k CPU, 8GB memory and a 128GB SSD. No Geforce Titans in there, but it still has enough power to run Battlefield 4 for example, at lower resolutions.

Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case
Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case
Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case
Modder Builds Small PC Inside Nintendo 64 Case

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Comments

  • Seems like a wasted opportunity to not put some usb ports in the front in place of the controller ports.

  • This is as stupid as those Zelda on Unreal engine ideas. Misses the point entirely.

    • I feel like maybe you’re missing the point? It’s a PC that looks like a N64, that’s it. It’s not supposed to be powerful, it’s supposed to look like a N64

      • No I get it – it’s the same weird trend that attempts to PC-ify Nintendo software. It’s really weird and pointless.

        • Not pointless at all. A lot of those sorts projects are a great way to learn, both how to use the specific tools and how to make a game in general. Like most new skills, you tend to start out with what you know, replicating the works of others before you go on to figure out how to make your own thing.

  • That’s pretty cool, I’ve been trying to think of something cool I can use as a PC ‘case’. might try this in a SNES or something when AMD Zen APUs come out so it’ll have the power to play with decent settings at 1080p

  • Aweome I really like it. I was going to say you could have the USB’s through the memory expansion port but the RAM and CPU fan are there.

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