Nintendo Gamecube Specs, Info And History


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Nintendo Gamecube Console Specifications

  • Developer: Nintendo
  • Also Known As: Dolphin(code name), NGC, GC
  • Dimensions: (W)5.9 in x (D)6.3 in x (H)4.3 in(150 mm x 161 mm x 110 mm)
  • Weight: 5 lb. 5 oz. (2.4 kg)
  • CPU: Gekko IBM PowerPC running at 485 MHz
  • Memory: 43 MB: 16 MB DRAM(DVD Drive, I/O buffer for audio) 24 MB SRAM(Main), 3 MB embedded SRAM(2 MB Z-buffer/frame buffer, 1 MB for texture caching)
  • Sound: Integrated into GPU, 48 kHz Sampling Frequency, Stereo
  • Video/GPU: ATI Flipper clocked at 162 MHz designed by ArtX, 9.4 GFLOPS
  • Media: CD-Rom, Video CD, Photo CD, Mini CD, CD+EG, CD+G
  • Ports: 4 x Controller, memory card, A/V, Power, 2 x Serial, Hi Speed
  • # Of Games Released: JP: 275, US: 552, EU: 453
  • Console Generation: 6th
  • Predecessor: Nintendo 64
  • Successor: Wii
  • Lifespan: 2001-2009

 

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Launch Price of the Gamecube

  • JP: ¥25,000
  • US: $199.99
  • EU: £129.99

 

Launch Dates of the Gamecube

  • JP: September 14, 2001
  • NA: November 18, 2001
  • AU: May 17, 2002
  • EU: May 3, 2002

 

Discontinued

  • JP: October 28, 2007
  • NA: June 15, 2009
  • EU: May 17, 2008

 

Gamecube Units Sold

  • JP: 4.04 million
  • NA: 12.55 million
  • EU: 4.44 million
  • Other Regions: 0.71 million

Worldwide: 21.74 million

 

Best Selling Gamecube Games:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Melee – 7.41 million 
  2. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! – 6.88 million
  3. Super Mario Sunshine – 5.91 million
  4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker – 4.43 million
  5. Luigi’s Mansion – 3.33 million
  6. Metroid Prime – 2.84 million
  7. Sonic Adventure 2: Battle – 2.56
  8. Mario Party 4 – 2.46 million
  9. Pokemon Colosseum – 2.41 million
  10. Animal Crossing – 2.27 million

Total Software Sales: 208.7

 

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