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Sega Genesis/Mega Drive vs Sega Saturn

11.85 in
8.37 in
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Game Console
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive
10.24 in
9.06 in
Sega Saturn Game Console
Sega Saturn
Available colors
User rating
3
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Full Comparison

Hardware

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CPU cores
1
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1
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GPU name
Video Display Processor
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Dual VDP Chips
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RAM memory
64KB
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2MB
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Storage
N/A
None
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CPU speed
N/A
0.03 GHz
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CPU model
N/A
1 Core 2 x Hitachi SH-2 32-bit RISC
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Screen

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HDR
no
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no
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Controller

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Alternative Controller Included
no
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no
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Directional Pad
N/A
yes
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Features

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Backward compatibility
yes
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no
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Type of media supported
Cassette
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CD-ROM
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Dimensions

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Depth
4.43 in
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3.27 in
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Width
11.85 in
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10.24 in
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Height
8.37 in
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9.06 in
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Colour of product
Black
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Black
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Connectivity

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Ethernet
no
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no
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WiFi
no
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no
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USB
no
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no
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Number of USB Inputs
2
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0
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HDMI
no
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no
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Component output
no
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no
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Composite output
yes
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yes
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SCART out
yes
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yes
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Number of connection ports
2
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2
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VGA outputs
no
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no
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Digital optical input
no
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no
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Digital optical output
no
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no
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S-video output
N/A
yes
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Network

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Online service
SegaNet
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SegaNet
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Video Streaming
no
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N/A