Sega Dreamcast vs Sega Saturn

190 mm
195 mm
Sega Dreamcast game console
vs
260 mm
230 mm
Sega Saturn game console

Full Comparison

Hardware

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Storage
No memory storage
None
CPU cores
1
1
CPU speed
0.2 GHz
0.03 GHz
CPU model
1 Core 200 MHz SuperH SH-4
1 Core 2 x Hitachi SH-2 32-bit RISC (28.6 MHz)
GPU Name
NEC/VideoLogic PowerVR CLX2
Dual VDP Chips
Ram memory
16MB
2MB

Screen

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
HDR
noNo
noNo

Controller

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Directional Pad
yesYes
yesYes
Alternative Controller Included
noNo
noNo

Features

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Backward compatibility
noNo
noNo
Type of media supported
CD-ROM
CD-ROM

Dimensions

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Depth
3.07 in
3.27 in
Width
7.48 in
10.24 in
Height
7.68 in
9.06 in

Connectivity

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Ethernet
yesYes
noNo
WiFi
noNo
noNo
USB
noNo
noNo
Number of USB Inputs
0
0
HDMI
noNo
noNo
Component output
noNo
noNo
Composite output
yesYes
yesYes
SCART out
yesYes
yesYes
Number of connection ports
4
2
S-video output
yesYes
yesYes
VGA outputs
yesYes
noNo
Digital optical input
noNo
noNo
Digital optical output
noNo
noNo

Network

Sega DreamcastSega DreamcastSega SaturnSega Saturn
Online service
Dreamarena, GameSpy, SegaNet
SegaNet