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Video Game Console Museum - 1994 - Sony PlayStation
Gaming
Written by Danrok   
Tuesday, 10 October 2006 10:58
Article Index
Video Game Console Museum
1972 - Magnavox Odyssey
1977 - Atari 2600
1982 - Donkey Kong (Handheld)
1983 - Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
1984 - Atari 7800
1986 - Sega Master System
1988 - Sega Mega Drive
1990 - Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
1994 - Sony PlayStation
1996 - Nintendo 64
2000 - PlayStation 2
2001 - Nintendo GameCube
2001 - Xbox
2004 - Sony PlayStation Portable
2005 - Xbox 360
2006 - Sony PlayStation 3
2006 - Nintendo Wii
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Sony PlayStation

The PlayStation was first made available in Japan, by Sony, in 1994. It was launched in the US and Europe in 1995.

The main processor is a MIPS R3000A-compatible (R3501) 32-bit RISC running at 33.8688 MHz. It has a 1024 byte data cache.

Main memory is 2MB of RAM and 1MB of video RAM. Sound memory is 512KB. The PlayStation memory cards have 128KB on an EEPROM, these allow for the saving of game data.

Games are supplied on CD-ROMs. 

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Sony PlayStation

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Playstation logo
 

Internal Components 

motherboard
The PlayStation motherboard

External Links

www.playstation.com Main official website 



 
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