Nintendo GameCube - Platinum

Nintendo GameCube - Platinum (GameCube)

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Nintendo GameCube is focused on fun. With a game library of hundreds of titles in all possible genres, powerful technical specs, and a cast of exclusive characters unrivalled by any other system,...More

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Nintendo GameCube is focused on fun. With a game library of hundreds of titles in all possible genres, powerful technical specs, and a cast of exclusive characters unrivalled by any other system, players in search of a great gaming experience need look no farther.

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Device TypeGaming Console
General
Release Date2002-11-8
URLhttp://www.nintendo.com
Additional Specifications
Power Supply Form FactorExternal
Product LineGameCube
Brand NameNintendo
Graphics Processor Speed162 MHz
Frequency BandCPU capacity: 1125 Dmips (Dhrystone 2.1)External bus: 1.3GB/second peak bandwidth (32-bit address space, 64-bit data bus 162 MHz clock)System LSI: Custom ATI/Nintendo "Flipper"Embedded frame buffer: Approx. 2MB sustainable latency : 6.2ns (1T-SRAM)Embedded texture cache: Approx. 1MB sustainable latency : 6.2ns (1T-SRAM)Texture read bandwidth: 10.4GB/second (Peak)Instruction Memory: 8KB RAM + 8KB ROMData Memory: 8KB RAM + 4KB ROMAudio Processor Clock Frequency: 81 MHzOptical Drive Average Access Time: 128msOptical Disc Form Factor: Mini-DVD
Fill Rate12 Million Polygons/s
Dimensions4.30" Height x 5.90" Width x 6.30" Depth
Memory Bandwidth2.60 GBps
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29 Ratings | 25 Reviews

4.38 out of 5 stars

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  • Didnt like it

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  Dec 12, 2002

    IT WAS EXCELLENT

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  • BAMF for the Ages

    By Kenny  Dec 21, 2007

    I bought mine on Midnight the day it came out and it still rocks

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    By Smily  Jul 9, 2010

    It is a little old.

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  • THE BEST SYSTEM I HAVE EVER PLAYED!!!!!!

    By Abdulaziz  Jan 9, 2006

    I loved that I was willing to buy it the first game I bought with the game cube was mario party 4 and it still works.

    Was this review helpful? Yes - No|6 out of 7 found this review helpful
  • sokmo

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  Nov 22, 2005

    hok nie dok molek kalu nok beli , beli lah hok lain

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  • this is the best system ever!!

    By Yahoo! Shopping User  Jan 30, 2006

    this is the best system ever!!!!!!! I hate ps2 controller. I hate xbox360 and it's controllers. I love nintendo revolution as much as I love gamecube GAMECUBE AND NINTENDO REVOLUTION ARE MY FAVOURITE!!!!!

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  • BEST GAME SYSTEM

    By Erica  Sep 16, 2005

    It was the best gaming system i have ever played and ive played every gaming system and this one is definatly the best! The starfox adventures and digimon rumble arena 2 were best!

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  • Awesome!

    By Yahoo Shopping User  Sep 3, 2009

    Gamecube is the best system out there!

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  • Awesome System - Classic Games

    By Cassi  May 11, 2005

    ### The Gamecube is a gem. It not only has the lowest price of the three systems, but a great feeling controller! The actual power of the Gamecube is much more than PS2 and less (in some areas) than the Xbox. The Gamecube is capable of making your jaw d...rop with gorgeous graphics! Not that any of that is really a concern, if the fun factor of a game is lacking than good graphics are nothing more than eye candy. Gamecube has plenty of both! Great graphics and FUN! Nintendo makes simply the best, most fun, creative games around! They have been since the start. Great Gamecube exclusive games include: Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Mario Sunshine, Legend of Zelda: Windwaker, Pikmin, Pikmin 2, Eternal Darkness, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, Animal Crossing, Paper Mario: The Thousand-year Door, Mario Golf, Mario Tennis and the list goes on. Another key advantage of the Gamecube is in the build quality of Nintendo products. The Gamecube is a well built cute yet powerful little cube. The controller is put together well and the feel is simply the best. The Gamecube also supports progressive scan for an even better picture on your TV, and Dolby Pro-Logic II surround sound for an awesome experience. You can also connect your Gameboy Advance or SP to the system for added features in select games. Online gaming is made available through either a broadband modem or dial-up. Let me address something that often floats from people's lips. The Gamecube is NOT geared toward kids. It is geared for everybody and anybody who loves games. Yes, that means kids, teens, adults and everyone in the middle will love it. Don't let bright colors and cute characters mislead you, these are easy to pick up but challenging games. (i.e. Super Mario Sunshine) The rating system is for informing on game content, not the challenge. A "M" or mature rated game does not mean its challenging or even good, just that it shows things much like a "R" rated movie. If there is a downside to the Gamecube it is in the third-party support (i.e. Konami, Midway, etc.) But the classic simply amazing Nintendo exclusive games more than make up for that! To conclude, if you are a gamer who enjoys challenging creative games the Gamecube should be at the top of your MUST-HAVE list. I recommend it. Read more Less

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