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For questions about the different versions and products of the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)

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Who designed and manufactured the SA1 (RF5A123)?

The SA1 (also labelled RF5A123) is an enhancement chip for the Super Famicom/Super Nintendo. It is based on the 65C816, which the Super Famicom's main CPU (the Ricoh 5A22) is also based on. It seems ...
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How many transistors in the Nintendo Super FX chip?

The Super FX coprocessor, released with Star Fox in 1993, provided 3D rendering capabilities that were absent from the SNES itself. Given that 3D gaming was quite widespread by the late eighties, it ...
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How do you jump to an absolute address in a SNES ROM, in IDA Pro?

I used to know more about the SNES memory mapping than I do now, apparently. I'm using a combination of bsnes-plus (a debug oriented fork of bsnes) and IDA pro in an attempt to figure out something ...
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Who developed the Super FX co-processor?

The Super FX co-processor was, according to Wikipedia and every other source I can find, a custom designed RISC chip made by Argonaut Games. Argonaut was a small British company and back in the late ...
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