PC Compatibility

PC, MAC, CPU and GPU compatibility

If you do not see your PC it's not been tested (Please fill in the information in the table or tell the Staff)

Please specify the brand and the specific model, if it's an assembled PC just specify the CPU and GPU. Don't hesitate to add details about overall performances you have with your configuration in the "notes" section.

If you had any problem or any comment, put it in the notes section too.

PC Model

Name

Status

Recalbox Version

Notes

HP Slim Desktop 270-P026 i3-7100T

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18.07.13

100% Compatible

Dell Optiplex 390 i5-2400 3.10GHz

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6.0 DragonBlaze

100% Compatible

Dell Optiplex 990 i3 2100

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13.07.18

100% Compatible

Dell OptiPlex 3010 i5 3.20GHz

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6.0 DragonBlaze

100% Compatible

Dell Optiplex 3020 micro i3 4150T

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6.0 DragonBlaze

100% Compatible

Intel NUC7i3BNK

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4.1

BIOS 0036:OK / BIOS 0052:No temp probe

Taichi Z270 + I5 7500

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64

Intel NUC6I7KYK

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 , latest bios 0050, all hardware is ok: CPU Core i7-6770HQ, graphics Intel IRIS PRO 580 fully supported, wifi, bluetooth, sound, usbs, SSD SATA Samsung 1TB, all ok!

Laptop 17.3" MSI GP72M 7RDX-871XFR

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters, latest bios flashed, all hardware is ok: CPU Core i7-7700HQ, graphics Intel HD Graphics 630 fully supported, wifi, bluetooth, sound (on laptop speakers+headphones+HDMI), usbs, SSD SATA Samsung 1TB, all ok! Since it have a battery no interrupted game! (only drawback no support for the GPU Nvidia GTX 1050 yet due to the current used linux kernel)

ZOTAC ZBOX Nano AD10

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4.1

Wii/NGC ok but not playable

Apple Mac Model

Name

Status

Recalbox version

Notes

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)

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4.1

100% Compatible

iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011)

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4.1

100% Compatible, some minor graphic bugs on the menu

Mac Pro (Late 2013)

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4.1

Not Working. Can't even boot

CPU

Name

Status

Recalbox version

Notes

Intel i3-4150T 3.00GHz

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6.0 DragonBlaze

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters dolphin work great with default parameters

Intel Core i3-7100T

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18.07.13

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel Core i3-7100U

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4.1

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Intel Core i5 2400 3.10 GHz

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4.1

Working fine for all emulators except for gamecube's and wii's emulators (best perfomance with graphics card)

Intel Core i5-3470 3.20GHz

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6.0 DragonBlaze

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Intel Core i5-3570K 3.40 GHz

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6.0 DragonBlaze

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel Core i5 4570S

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4.1

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Intel Core i5-6500

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4.1

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Intel Core i5-7500

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4.1

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Intel Core i7 2600K

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel Core i7-6770HQ

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel Core i7-7700HQ

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel Pentium G2130 3.20GHZ

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4.1

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Intel G4600

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18.04.20

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

AMD X2 4850B

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4.1

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GPU

A few notes as of Recalbox 18.04.20 (at the time this is written):

Please keep in mind a GPU driver is not enough, the kernel must also be able to handle the device.

GPU Intel

Status

Recalbox version

Notes

Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 620

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4.1

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Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 580

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel® HD Graphics 630

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel® HD Graphics 3000

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel® HD Graphics 4600

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel® HD Graphics 4400

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6.0 DragonBlaze

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

Intel® HD Graphics 4850

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6.0 DragonBlaze

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

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GPU Nvidia

Status

Recalbox version

Notes

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti

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18.07.13

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750

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4.1

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NVIDIA Zotac GeForce GTX 980

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4.1

Around 60 FPS for all console on x64 version with defaults parameters

NVIDIA GeForce GT1030

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4.1

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)

NVIDIA GeForce 750TI

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4.1

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460

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18.04.20

Not Working. Can't even boot. Add Grub Option nomodeset but the menu is very slow and unplayable

Geforce GTX 660

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13.07.18

Not Woking ( Slow menu )

Winfast A380DDR 64Mb (agp)

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4.1

Not Working. Can't even boot

ASUS V9250 128 Mb (AGP)

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4.1

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable FPS<=10 ES and missing images)

NVIDIA GeForce 7500LE

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4.1

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable FPS<=5)

For a list of GPUs go to the forum post

ATENTION no support would be possible by the team recalbox support this is only on the forum post

GPU AMD

Status

Recalbox version

Notes

AMD Radeon HD 4850 512mo

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6.0 Rc3

work with CPU intel i5-3570K

AMD Radeon HD 4890 1Go

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4.1

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AMD Radeon HD 6750M

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4.1

some minor graphic bugs on the menu

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3G

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18.04.20

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)

AMD Radeon HD 8280E

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18.07.13

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)

AMD Radeon Rx 480 8gb

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6.0 RC2

Not working (menu is very slow and unplayable)