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PCem

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PCem

Download: Windows/Linux

Latest version: v17 Changelog

PCem is licensed under GPL v2.0, see COPYING for more details.

You can submit patches on our forum. Before you do, please note the guidelines for submitting patches.

:exclamation: Note: NO COPYRIGHTED ROM FILES ARE INCLUDED NOR WILL THEY BE. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR THEM.

BSD and Linux supplement (v17)

You will need the following libraries (and their dependencies): - SDL2 - wxWidgets 3.x - OpenAL

Open a terminal window, navigate to the PCem directory then enter:

Linux

./configure --enable-release
make

BSD

./configure --enable-release-build
gmake

then

./pcem
to run.

The Linux/BSD versions store BIOS ROM images, configuration files, and other data in

~/.pcem

configure options are :

  --enable-release-build : Generate release build. Recommended for regular use.
  --enable-debug         : Compile with debugging enabled.
  --enable-networking    : Build with networking support.
  --enable-alsa          : Build with support for MIDI output through ALSA. Requires libasound.

The menu is a pop-up menu in the Linux/BSD port. Right-click on the main window when mouse is not captured.

CD-ROM support currently only accesses

/dev/cdrom
. It has not been heavily tested.

Links

PCem emulates the following hardware (as of v17):

Hardware

Links
Systems 8088
8086
286
386
486
Pentium
Super Socket 7
Graphics Basic
Unaccelerated (S)VGA cards
2D accelerated SVGA cards
3D accelerated SVGA cards
3D only cards
Sound Cards
HDD Controller Cards
Misc Cards

Software Tested (list)


Systems

8088 based

Release

Machine ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1981 IBM PC
8088 at 4.77 MHz
16KB - 640KB RAM (min. 64KB)
ibmpc/pc102782.bin
ibmpc/basicc11.f6
ibmpc/basicc11.f8
ibmpc/basicc11.fa
ibmpc/basicc11.fc
1983 Compaq Portable Plus
8088 at 4.77 MHz
128KB - 640KB RAM
compaqpip/Compaq Portable Plus 100666-001 Rev C.bin
1983 IBM XT
8088 at 4.77 MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM
ibmxt/5000027.u19
ibmxt/1501512.u18
1983 Leading Edge Model M
8088 at 7.16 MHz
128KB - 704KB RAM
leadingedgemodelm/Leading Edge - Model M - BIOS ROM - Version 4.71.bin
1984 IBM PCjr [5]
8088 at 4.77 MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM (min. 128KB)
Built-in 16 colour graphics
3 voice sound
Not generally PC compatible.
ibmpcjr/bios.rom
1984 Tandy 1000 [5]
8088 at 4.77 MHz
128KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in 16 colour graphics
3 voice sound
tandy/tandy1t1.020
1985 NCR PC4i
8088 at 4.77 MHz
256KB - 640KB RAM
ncrpc4i/NCRPC4iBIOSROM1985.BIN
1986 DTK Clone XT
8088 at 8/10 MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM
dtk/dtkerso2.422764.bin
1986 Phoenix XT clone
8088 at 8/10 MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM
pxxt/000p001.bin
1987 Tandy 1000HX
8088 at 7.16 MHz
256KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in 16 colour graphics
3 voice sound
Has DOS 2.11 in ROM
tandy1000hx/v020000.u12
1987 Thomson TO16 PC
8088 at 9.54 MHz
512KB - 640KB RAM
to16pc/TO16103.bin
1987 Toshiba T1000 [1] [5]
8088 at 4.77 MHz
512KB - 1024KB RAM
CGA on built-in LCD
t1000/t1000.rom
t1000/t1000font.rom
1987 VTech Laser Turbo XT
8088 at 10 MHz
640KB RAM
ltxt/27c64.bin
1987 Zenith Data SupersPort
8088 at 8 MHz
128KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in LCD video is not currently emulated
zdsupers/z184m v3.1d.10d
1988? ©Anonymous Generic Turbo XT BIOS
8088 at 8+ MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM
genxt/pcxt.rom
1988 Atari PC3
8088 at 8 MHz
640KB RAM
ataripc3/AWARDATARIPCBIOS3.08.BIN
1988 Juko XT clone jukopc/000o001.bin
1988 Schneider Euro PC
8088 at 9.54 MHz
512KB - 640KB RAM
europc/50145
europc/50146
1989 AMI XT clone
8088 at 8+ MHz
64KB - 640KB RAM
amixt/ami8088bios31jan89.bin
2015 Xi8088
8088 at 4.77-13.33 MHz
640KB RAM
xi8088/bios-xi8088.bin

8086 based

Release

Machine ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1984 Compaq Deskpro
8086 at 8 MHz
128KB - 640KB RAM
deskpro/Compaq - BIOS - Revision J - 106265-002.bin
1984 Olivetti M24 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
128KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in enhanced CGA (supports 640x400x2)
olivettim24/olivettim24version1.43low.bin
olivetti
m24/olivettim24version1.43high.bin
1986 Amstrad PC1512 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
512KB - 640KB RAM
Enhanced CGA (supports 640x200x16)
Custom mouse port
pc1512/40043.v1
pc1512/40044.v2
pc1512/40078.ic127
1987 Amstrad PC1640 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
640KB RAM
Built-in Paradise EGA
Custom mouse port
pc1640/40043.v3
pc1640/40044.v3
pc1640/40100
1987 Toshiba T1200 [1] [5]
8086 at 9.54 MHz
1MB - 2MB RAM
CGA on built-in LCD
t1200/t1200019e.ic15.bin
t1200/t1000font.rom
1988 Amstrad PPC512/640 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
512KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in CGA w/ plasma display
ppc512/40107.v2
ppc512/40108.v2
ppc512/40109.bin
1988 Sinclair PC200/Amstrad PC20 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
512KB - 640KB RAM
Built-in CGA (supports TV-out 50hz PAL)
pc200/pc20v2.0
pc200/pc20v2.1
pc200/40109.bin
1988 VTech Laser XT3
8086 at 10 MHz
512KB - 1152KB RAM
lxt3/27c64d.bin
1989 Amstrad PC2086 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
640KB RAM
Built-in VGA
pc2086/40179.ic129
pc2086/40180.ic132
pc2086/40186.ic171
1989 Tandy 1000SL/2 [5]
8086 at 9.54 MHz
512KB - 768KB RAM
Built-in 16 colour graphics
4 voice sound
tandy1000sl2/8079047.hu1
tandy1000sl2/8079048.hu2
1990 Amstrad PC3086 [5]
8086 at 8 MHz
640KB RAM
Built-in VGA
pc3086/fc00.bin
pc3086/c000.bin
1991 Amstrad PC5086
8086 at 8 MHz
640KB RAM
pc5086/sysrom.bin

286 based

Release

Machine ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1984 IBM AT
286 at 6 or 8 MHz
256KB - 16MB RAM
ibmat/at111585.0
ibmat/at111585.1
1986 Compaq Portable II
286 at 8 MHz
256KB - 15MB RAM
compaqpii/109739-001.rom
compaq
pii/109740-001.rom
1986 IBM XT Model 286
286 at 6 MHz
256KB - 16MB RAM
ibmxt286/BIOS516221APR86U3478X746027256.BIN
ibmxt286/BIOS
516221APR86U3578X746127256.BIN
1986 Toshiba T3100e [1] [5]
286 at 12 MHz
1MB - 5MB RAM
CGA on gas-plasma display
t3100e/t3100efont.bin
t3100e/t3100e.rom
1987 IBM PS/2 Model 50 [5]
286 at 10 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
i8550021/90x7420.zm13
i8550021/90x7423.zm14
i8550021/90x7426.zm16
i8550021/90x7429.zm18
1988 Bull Micral 45
286 at 12 MHz
1MB - 6MB RAM
bullmicral45/even.fil
bull
micral45/odd.fil
1988 Commodore PC30-III
286 at 12 MHz
512KB - 16MB RAM
cmdpc30/commodore pc 30 iii even.bin
cmdpc30/commodore pc 30 iii odd.bin
1988 IBM PS/2 Model 30-286
286 at 10 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
ibmps2m30286/33f5381a.bin
1989 Epson PC AX
286
256KB - 16MB RAM
epsonpcax/EVAX
epsonpcax/ODAX
1989 Epson PC AX2e
286 at 12 MHz
256KB - 16MB RAM
epsonpcax2e/EVAX
epsonpcax2e/ODAX
1990 AMI 286 clone
286 at 8+ MHz
512KB - 16MB RAM
ami286/amic206.bin
1990 Award 286 clone
286 at 8+ MHz
512KB - 16MB RAM
award286/award.bin
1990 Dell System 200
286 at 12 MHz
640KB - 16MB RAM
dells200/dell0.bin
dells200/dell1.bin
1990 IBM PS/1 Model 2011 [5]
286 at 10 MHz
512KB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
DOS 4.01 + GUI menu system in ROM
ibmps1/f80000.bin
? Goldstar GDC-212M
286 at 12 MHz
512KB - 4MB RAM
gdc212m/gdc212m72h.bin
? GW-286CT GEAR
286 at 8+ MHz
512KB - 16MB RAM
gw286ct/2ctc001.bin
? Hyundai Super-286TR
286 at 12 MHz
1MB - 4MB RAM
super286tr/award.bin
? Samsung SPC-4200P
286 at 12 MHz
512KB - 2MB RAM
spc4200p/u8.01
? Samsung SPC-4216P
286 at 12 MHz
1MB - 5MB RAM
spc4216p/phoenix.bin
   or
spc4216p/7101.u8
spc4216p/ac64.u10
? Samsung SPC-4620P
286 at 12 MHz
1MB - 5MB RAM
Built-in Korean ATI-28800
spc4620p/31005h.u8
spc4620p/31005h.u10
spc4620p/svb6120afont.rom
spc4620p/31005h.u8
spc4620p/31005h.u10
? Tulip AT Compact
286
640KB - 16MB RAM
tuliptc7/tc7be.bin
tulip_tc7/tc7bo.bin

386 based

Release

Machine ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1987 IBM PS/2 Model 80 [5]
386DX at 20 MHz
1MB - 12MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
i8580111/15f6637.bin
i8580111/15f6639.bin
1988 ECS 386/32
386DX at 20 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
ecs38632/38632even.bin
ecs386
32/38632odd.bin
1989 IBM PS/2 Model 70 (type 3) [5]
386DX at 25 MHz
2MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
ibmps2m70type3/70-aeven.bin
ibmps2
m70type3/70-aodd.bin
1989 Compaq Deskpro 386
386DX at 20 MHz
1MB - 15MB RAM
deskpro386/109592-005.u11.bin
deskpro386/109591-005.u13.bin
1989 Epson PC AX3
386SX at 16 MHz
256KB - 16MB RAM
epsonpcax3/EVAX3
epson
pcax3/ODAX3
1989 IBM PS/2 Model 55SX
386SX at 16 MHz
1MB - 8MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
i8555081/33f8146.zm41
i8555081/33f8145.zm40
1990 DTK 386SX clone
386SX
512KB - 16MB RAM
dtk386/3cto001.bin
1990 IBM PS/1 Model 2121 [5]
386SX at 20 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
ibmps12121/fc0000.bin
1990 Samsung SPC-6000A
386DX
1MB - 32 MB RAM
spc6000a/3c80.u27
spc6000a/9f80.u26
1992 Acermate 386SX/25N [5]
386SX at 25 MHz
2MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in Oak SVGA
acer386/acer386.bin
acer386/oti067.bin
1992 Amstrad MegaPC [2] [5]
386SX at 25 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
megapc/41651-bios lo.u18
megapc/211253-bios hi.u19
1992 Commodore SL386SX-25 [5]
386SX at 25 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in AVGA2
cbmsl386sx25/f000.bin
cbmsl386sx25/c000.bin
1992 Packard Bell Legend 300SX
386SX at 16 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
pbl300sx/pbl300sx.bin
1992 Samsung SPC-6033P
386SX at 33 MHz
2MB - 12 MB RAM
spc6033p/phoenix.bin
spc6033p/svb6120afont.rom
1994 AMI 386DX clone
386DX at 40 MHz
1MB - 32MB RAM
ami386dx/opt495sx.ami
1994 AMI 386SX clone
386SX at 25 MHz
1MB - 16MB RAM
ami386/ami386.bin
1994 MR 386DX clone
This is a generic 386DX clone with an MR BIOS
mr386dx/opt495sx.mr
? KMX-C-02
386SX
512KB - 16MB RAM
kmxc02/3ctm005.bin

486 based

Release

Machine
(+ addl. hardware)
CPU(s) Supported ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1990 IBM PS/2 Model 70 (type 4) [3]
2MB - 16MB RAM
Built-in VGA
MCA bus
486DX at 25 MHz ibmps2m70type3/70-aeven.bin
ibmps2
m70type3/70-aodd.bin
1993 AMI 486 clone
1MB - 32MB RAM
486 at 16-66 MHz ami486/ami486.bin
1993 Elonex PC-425X [5]
1MB - 256MB RAM
Built-in Trident TGUI9440CXi
486SX at 25 MHz elxpc425x/elxpc425x.bin
   or
elxpc425x/elxpc425xbios.bin
elx
pc425x/elxpc425xvbios.bin
1993 IBM PS/1 Model 2133 (EMEA 451)
2MB - 64MB RAM
Built-in Cirrus Logic GD5426
486SX at 25 MHz ibmps12133/PS1213352G2974ROM.bin
1993 Packard Bell PB410A [5]
1MB - 64MB RAM
Built-in HT-216 video
486 at 25-120 MHz
Am5x86 at 133-160 MHz
Cx5x86 at 100-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 63-83 MHz
pb410a/PB410A.080337.4ABF.U25.bin
1994 AMI WinBIOS 486 clone
1MB - 32MB RAM
486 at 16-66 MHz win486/ali1429g.amw
1995 Award SiS 496/497
1MB - 64MB RAM
486 at 16-120 MHz
Am5x86 at 133-160 MHz
Cx5x86 at 100-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 63-83 MHz
sis496/sis496-1.awa

Pentium based

Release

Machine
(+ addl. hardware)
CPU(s) Supported ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1994 Intel Premiere/PCI (Batman's Revenge)
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 60-66 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 120-133 MHz
revenge/1009af2.bi0
revenge/1009af2
.bi1
1995 Intel Advanced/EV (Endeavor) [4]
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 125-200 MHz
endeavor/1006cb0.bi0
endeavor/1006cb0
.bi1
1995 Intel Advanced/ZP (Zappa)
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 125-200 MHz
zappa/1006bs0.bio
zappa/1006bs0
.bi1
1995 Packard Bell PB520R (Robin LC) [5]
1MB - 128MB RAM
Built-in Cirrus Logic GD-5434
Pentium at 60-66 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 120-133 MHz
pb520r/1009bc0r.bio
pb520r/1009bc0r.bi1
pb520r/gd5434.bin
1995 Packard Bell PB570 (Hillary) [5]
1MB - 128MB RAM
Built-in Cirrus Logic GD-5430
Pentium at 75-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 125-200 MHz
pb570/1007by0r.bio
pb570/1007by0r.bi1
pb570/gd5430.bin
1996 ASUS P/I-P55TVP4
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-200 MHz
Pentium MMX at 166-233 MHz
Mobile Pentium MMX at 120-300 MHz
Cyrix 6x86 at PR90(80 MHz)-PR200(200 MHz)
Cyrix 6x86MX/MII at PR166(133 MHz)-PR400(285 MHz)
IDT WinChip at 75-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2 at 200-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2A at 200-233 MHz
AMD K6 at 166-300 MHz
AMD K6-2 (AFR-66) at 233-300 MHz
p55tvp4/tv5i0204.awd
1996 ASUS P/I-P55T2P4
1MB - 512MB RAM
Pentium at 75-200 MHz
Pentium MMX at 166-233 MHz
Mobile Pentium MMX at 120-300 MHz
Cyrix 6x86 at PR90(80 MHz)-PR200(200 MHz)
Cyrix 6x86MX/MII at PR166(133 MHz)-PR400(285 MHz)
IDT WinChip at 75-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2 at 200-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2A at 200-233 MHz
AMD K6 at 166-300 MHz
AMD K6-2 (AFR-66) at 233-300 MHz
p55t2p4/0207j2.bin
1996 Award 430VX PCI
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-200 MHz
Pentium MMX at 166-233 MHz
Mobile Pentium MMX at 120-300 MHz
Cyrix 6x86 at PR90(80 MHz)-PR200(200 MHz)
Cyrix 6x86MX/MII at PR166(133 MHz)-PR400(285 MHz)
IDT WinChip at 75-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2 at 200-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2A at 200-233 MHz
AMD K6 at 166-300 MHz
AMD K6-2 (AFR-66) at 233-300 MHz
430vx/55xwuq0e.bin
1996 Itautec Infoway Multimidia
8MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-133 MHz
Pentium Overdrive at 125-200 MHz
infowaym/1006bs0.bio
infowaym/1006bs0_.bi1
1997 Epox P55-VA
1MB - 128MB RAM
Pentium at 75-200 MHz
Pentium MMX at 166-233 MHz
Mobile Pentium MMX at 120-300 MHz
Cyrix 6x86 at PR90(80 MHz)-PR200(200 MHz)
Cyrix 6x86MX/MII at PR166(133 MHz)-PR400(285 MHz)
IDT WinChip at 75-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2 at 200-240 MHz
IDT Winchip 2A at 200-233 MHz
AMD K6 at 166-300 MHz
AMD K6-2 (AFR-66) at 233-300 MHz
p55va/va021297.bin

Super Socket 7 based

Release

Machine
(+ addl. hardware)
CPU(s) Supported ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1998 FIC VA-503+
1MB - 512MB RAM
AMD K6 at 166-300 MHz
AMD K6-2 at 233-550 MHz
AMD K6-2+ at 450-550 MHz
AMD K6-III at 400-450 MHz
AMD K6-III+ at 400-500 MHz
Pentium at 75-200 MHz
Pentium MMX at 166-233 MHz
Mobile Pentium MMX at 120-300 MHz
Cyrix 6x86 at PR90(80 MHz)-PR200(200 MHz)
Cyrix 6x86MX/MII at PR166(133 MHz)-PR400(285 MHz)
IDT WinChip at 75-240 MHz
IDT WinChip2 at 200-250 MHz
IDT Winchip 2A at PR200(200 MHz)-PR300(250 MHz)
fic_va503p/je4333.bin

Socket 8 based

Release

Machine
(+ addl. hardware)
CPU(s) Supported ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1996 Intel VS440FX
8MB - 256 MB RAM
Pentium Pro at 150-200 MHz
Pentium II Overdrive at 300-333 MHz
vs440fx/1018CS1.BI1
vs440fx/1018CS1
.BI2
vs440fx/1018CS1.BI3
vs440fx/1018CS1
.BIO
vs440fx/1018CS1_.RCV

Slot 1 based

Release

Machine
(+ addl. hardware)
CPU(s) Supported ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
1998 Gigabyte GA-686BX
8MB - 512MB RAM
Pentium II at 233-450 MHz
Celeron at 266-533 MHz
Cyrix IIIat 500 MHz
ga686bx/6BX.F2a

Additional Notes

[1]
Toshiba Button Mapping: PCem maps [Fn] to

right-Ctrl
and
right-Alt
. The following functions are supported: Key Combo | Function ---|--- Fn + Num Lock | toggle numpad Fn + Home | Internal LCD display Fn + Page Down | Turbo on Fn + Right | Toggle LCD font Fn + End | External CRT display Fn + SysRQ | Toggle window

[2]
Amstrad MegaPC (386SX): The original machine had a built-in Sega MegaDrive. This is not emulated in PCem.

[3]
IBM PS/2 Model 70 (type 4) (486DX): PCem's FPU emulation is not bit accurate and can not pass IBM's floating point tests. As a result, this machine will always print 12903 and 162 errors on bootup. These can be ignored - F1 will boot the machine.

[4]
Intel Advanced/EV (Endeavor) (Pentium): The real board has a Sound Blaster 16 onboard and optionally an S3 Trio64V+. Neither are emulated as onboard devices.

[5]
Some systems have fixed graphics adapters:
** = Can use external video card.

System

Graphics Addl. Info **
Amstrad MegaPC Paradise 90C11 A development of the PVGA1 with 512KB VRAM
Acer 386SX/25N Oak OTI-067 Another 512KB SVGA clone
Amstrad PC1512 CGA Has a new mode (640x200x16) X
Amstrad PC1640 Paradise EGA
Amstrad PC2086/PC3086 Paradise PVGA1 An early SVGA clone with 256KB VRAM
Amstrad PPC512/640 CGA/MDA Outputs to 640x200 plasma display
Commodore SL386SX-25 AVGA2 256KB - 512KB VRAM X
Elonex PC-425X Trident TGUI9400CXi 512KB VRAM X
IBM PCjr CGA Has various new modes:
160x200 x 16
320x200 x 16
640x200 x 4
X
IBM PS/1 Model 2011 Stock VGA 256KB VRAM X
IBM PS/1 Model 2121 Basic (and unknown) SVGA 256KB VRAM X
IBM PS/2 machines Stock VGA 256KB VRAM X
Olivetti M24 [6] CGA Has double-res text modes + 640x400 mode X
Packard Bell PB410A Headland HT-216
Packard Bell PB520R Cirrus Logic GD-5434
Packard Bell PB570 Cirrus Logic GD-5430
Sinclair PC200 CGA Can output to TV @ 50hz (UK)
Tandy 1000 Clone of PCjr video Widely supported in 80s games X
Tandy 1000 SL/2 Improved Tandy 1000 Has support for 640x200x16 X
Toshiba T-series CGA Outputs to built-in LCD or plasma display X

[6]
Olivetti M24 (display): I haven't seen a dump of the font ROM for this yet, so if one is not provided the MDA font will be used - which looks slightly odd as it is 14-line instead of 16-line.


Graphics Cards

Basic cards

Hardware

Addl. Info ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
MDA (1981) 80x25 monochrome text (none)
CGA (1981) 40x25 and 80x25 text
320x200 in 4 colours
620x200 in 2 colours
Supports composite output for ~16 colours.
(none)
Hercules (1982) 80x25 monochrome text
720x348 in monochrome
(none)
Plantronics ColorPlus An enhanced CGA board with support for 320x200x16 and 640x200x4 (none)
Wyse WY-700 A CGA-compatible board with support for a 1280x800 mode (none)
MDSI Genius Mono portrait board with support for a 728x1008 mode 8x12.bin
IBM EGA (1984) Text up to 80x43
Graphics up to 640x350 in 16 colours
ibm6277356egacardu44_27128.bin
ATI EGA Wonder 800+ An enhanced EGA-compatible board with support for up to 800x600 in 16 colours ATI EGA Wonder 800+ N1.00.BIN
Hercules InColor An enhanced Hercules with a custom 720x350 16 colour mode (none)

Unaccelerated (S)VGA cards

Hardware

Addl. Info ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
ATI Korean VGA ATI-28800 based.
512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
Korean font support
atikorvga.bin
atiksc5601.rom
ATI VGA Edge-16 ATI-18800 based
512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
vgaedge16.vbi
ATI VGA Charger ATI-28800 based
512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
bios.bin
AVGA2 Also known as Cirrus Logic GD5402
256KB - 512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
avga2vram.vbi
IBM VGA (1987) 256KB VRAM
Text up to 80x50
Graphics up to 320x200 in 256 colours or 640x480 in 16 colours
ibmvga.bin
Kasan Hangulmadang-16 ET4000AX based
1MB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
Korean font support
et4000kasan16.bin
kasan
ksc5601.rom
OAK OTI-037C 256KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
oti037/bios.bin
OAK OTI-067 256KB - 512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
oti067/bios.bin
Olivetti GO481 (Paradise PVGA1A) 256KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
oligo481lo.bin
oligo481hi.bin
Trident 8900D SVGA 256KB - 1MB VRAM
Supports up to 24-bit colour
trident.bin
Trident 9000B SVGA 512KB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
tvga9000b/BIOS.BIN
Trident TGUI9400CXi 1MB - 2MB VRAM
Supports up to 24-bit colour
9440.vbi
Trigem Korean VGA ET4000AX based
1MB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
Korean font support
tgkorvga.bin
tg_ksc5601.rom
Tseng ET4000AX SVGA 1MB VRAM
Supports up to 8-bit colour
et4000.bin

2D Accelerated SVGA cards

Hardware

Addl. Info ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
ATI Graphics Pro Turbo Mach64GX based
1MB - 4MB VRAM
mach64gx/bios.bin
ATI Video Xpression Mach64VT2 based
2MB - 4MB VRAM
Has video acceleration
atimach64vt2pci.bin
Cirrus Logic GD-5428 1MB - 2MB VRAM MachspeedVGAGUI2100VLB.vbi
Cirrus Logic GD-5429 1MB - 2MB VRAM 5429.vbi
Cirrus Logic GD-5430 1MB - 2MB VRAM gd5430/pci.bin
Cirrus Logic GD-5434 [1] 2MB - 4MB VRAM gd5434.bin
Diamond Stealth 32 SVGA ET4000/W32p based
1MB - 2MB VRAM
et4000w32.bin
IBM 1MB SVGA Adapter/A Cirrus Logic GD5428 based
1 MB VRAM
Only supported on PS/2 models
SVGA141.ROM
Number Nine 9FX S3 Trio64 based
1MB - 2MB VRAM
s3_764.bin
Paradise Bahamas 64 S3 Vision864 based
1MB - 4MB VRAM
bahamas64.bin
Phoenix S3 Trio32 S3 Trio32 based
512KB - 2MB VRAM
86c732p.bin
Phoenix S3 Trio64 S3 Trio64 based
1MB - 4MB VRAM
86c764x1.bin
Trident TGUI9440 1MB - 2MB VRAM 9440.vbi

3D Accelerated SVGA cards

Hardware

Addl. Info ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
3DFX Voodoo Banshee (reference) Voodoo Banshee based
8MB - 16MB VRAM
pcisg.rom
3DFX Voodoo 3 2000 Voodoo 3 based
16MB VRAM
voodoo32000/2k11sd.rom
3DFX Voodoo 3 3000 Voodoo 3 based
16MB VRAM
voodoo33000/3k12sd.rom
Creative Labs 3D Blaster Banshee Voodoo Banshee based
16MB VRAM
blasterpci.rom
Diamond Stealth 3D 2000 [2] S3 ViRGE/325 based
2MB - 4MB VRAM
s3virge.bin
S3 ViRGE/DX [3] S3 ViRGE/DX based
2MB - 4MB VRAM
86c3751.bin

3D only cards

Hardware

Addl. Info
3DFX Voodoo Graphics [4] 3D accelerator. Widely supported in late 90s games.
Obsidian SB50 [5] Voodoo with 2 TMUs
3DFX Voodoo 2 [6] Improved Voodoo Graphics
Higher clocks
2 TMUs
Triangle setup, etc.

Additional Notes

[1]
Cirrus Logic GD-5434: Real chip also supports 1MB configurations, however this is not currently supported in PCem.

[2]
Diamond Stealth 3D 2000: PCem emulates the ViRGE S3D engine in software. This works with most games I tried, but there may be some issues. The Direct3D drivers for the /325 are fairly poor (often showing as missing triangles), so use of the /DX instead is recommended.

[3]
S3 ViRGE/DX: The drivers that come with Windows are similar to those for the /325, however better ones do exist (try the 8-21-1997 version). With the correct drivers, many early Direct3D games work okay (if slowly).

[4]
3DFX Voodoo Graphics: PCem emulates this in software. The emulation is a lot faster than in v10 (thanks to a new dynamic recompiler) and should be capable of hitting Voodoo 1 performance on most machines when two render threads are used. As before, the emulated CPU is the bottleneck for most games.

PCem can emulate 6 and 8 MB configurations, but defaults to 4 MB for compatibility. It can also emulate the screen filter present on the original card, though this does at present have a noticeable performance hit.

Almost everything I've tried works okay, with a very few exceptions - Screamer 2 and Rally have serious issues.

[5]
Obsidian SB50: Drivers for this are a bit limited - the official drivers don't support 2 TMUs in Direct3D.

[6]
3DFX Voodoo 2: PCem can emulate both 8 and 12 MB configurations. It can also emulate 6 and 10 MB configurations (with 2MB framebuffer memory), which were never sold into the PC market but do exist for arcade systems.


Sound Cards

Hardware

Notes
PC speaker The standard beeper on all PCs. Supports samples/RealSound.
Tandy PSG The Texas Instruments chip in the PCjr and Tandy 1000. Supports 3 voices plus noise. I reused the emulator in B-em for this (slightly modified). PCem emulates the differences between the SN76496 (PCjr and Tandy 1000), and the NCR8496 (currently assigned to the Tandy 1000HX). Maniac Mansion and Zak McKraken will only sound correct on the latter.
Tandy PSSJ Used on the Tandy 1000SL/2, this clones the NCR8496, adding an addition frequency divider (did any software actually use this?) and an 8-bit DAC.
PS/1 audio card An SN76496 clone plus an 8-bit DAC. The SN76496 isn't at the same address as PCjr/Tandy, so most software doesn't support it.
Gameblaster The Creative Labs Gameblaster/Creative Music System, Creative's first sound card introduced in 1987. Has two Philips SAA1099, giving 12 voices of square waves plus 4 noise voices. In stereo!
Adlib Has a Yamaha YM3812, giving 9 voices of 2 op FM, or 6 voices plus a rhythm section. PCem uses the DOSBox dbopl emulator.
Adlib Gold OPL3 with YM318Z 12-bit digital section. Possibly some bugs (not a lot of software to test). The surround module is now emulated.
Sound Blaster [1] See linked note for more details.
Gravis Ultrasound 32 voice sample playback. Port address is fixed to 240, IRQ and DMA can be changed from the drivers. Emulation is improved significantly over previous versions.
Windows Sound System 16-bit digital + OPL3. Note that this only emulates WSS itself, and should not be used with drivers from compatible boards with additional components (eg Turtle Beach Monte Carlo)
Aztech Sound Galaxy Pro 16 AB (Washington) SB compatible + WSS compatible
Innovation SSI-2001 SID6581. Emulated using resid-fp. Board is fixed to port 280.
Ensoniq AudioPCI (ES1371)
Sound Blaster PCI 128
Basic PCI sound card. Emulates Sound Blaster in software.

Additional Notes

[1]
Sound Blaster: Several Sound Blasters are emulated. * SB v1.0 - The original. Limited to 22khz, and no auto-init DMA (can cause crackles sometimes). * SB v1.5 - Adds auto-init DMA * SB v2.0 - Upped to 41khz * SB Pro v1.0 - Stereo with twin OPL2 chips. * SB Pro v2.0 - Stereo with OPL 3 chip * SB 16 - 16 bit stereo * SB AWE32 - SB 16 + wavetable MIDI. This requires a ROM dump from a real AWE32.

All cards are set to Address 220, IRQ 7 and DMA 1 (and High DMA 5). IRQ and DMA can be changed for the SB16 & AWE32 in the drivers. The relevant SET line for autoexec.bat is

SET BLASTER = A220 I7 D1 Tx
- where Tx is T1 for SB v1.0, T3 for SB v2.0, T4 for SB Pro, and T6 for SB16.

AWE32 requires a ROM dump called

awe32.raw
. AWE-DUMP is a utility which can get a dump from a real card. Most EMU8000 functionality should work, however filters are not correct and reverb/chorus effects are not currently emulated.


HDD Controller Cards

Int.

Hardware Notes ROM file needed
(within ./roms/ folder)
MFM Fixed Disk Adapter (Xebec) MFM controller originally included in the IBM XT. This controller only supports HD types 0, 2, 13, and 16. ibmxebec62x08221985.bin
MFM DTC 5150X 8-bit MFM controller.
To configure drive types, run
DEBUG.EXE
and enter
g=c800:5
.
dtccxd21a.bin
MFM AT Fixed Disk Adapter MFM controller originally included in the IBM AT. Supported by all AT-compatible BIOSes. (none)
ESDI Western Digital WD1007V-SE1 16-bit ESDI controller 62-000279-061.bin
ESDI IBM ESDI Fixed Disk Controller MCA ESDI controller. Only supported on PS/2 models. 90x8969.bin
90x8970.bin
IDE Standard IDE Standard IDE controller. Supported by all AT-compatible BIOSes. Use this if in any doubt! (none)
IDE XTIDE 8-bit IDE controller. The BIOS is available here.
v2.0.0 beta 1 is the version I've mostly tested. v2.0.0 beta 3 is known to have some issues.
idext.bin
IDE XTIDE (AT) 16-bit IDE controller. ideat.bin
IDE XTIDE (PS/1) IDE controller for the PS/1 model 2033. For this machine you will need BIOS version v1.1.5. The PS/1 is a bit fussy with XTIDE, and I've found that it works best when the XTIDE configuration has 'Full Operating Mode' disabled. ideat115.bin
SCSI Longshine LCS-6821N 8-bit SCSI controller. Longshine LCS-6821N - BIOS version 1.04.bin
SCSI Rancho RT1000B 8-bit SCSI controller. RanchoRT1000RTBiosversion8.10R.bin
SCSI Trantor T130B 8-bit SCSI controller. trantort130bbiosv2.14.bin
SCSI IBM SCSI Adapter with Cache MCA SCSI controller. Only supported on PS/2 models. 92F2244.U68
92F2245.U69
SCSI Adaptec AHA-1542C 16-bit SCSI controller. adaptecaha1542cbios534201-00.bin
SCSI BusLogic BT-545S 16-bit SCSI controller. BusLogicBT-545SU15271285002026-4.50.bin


Misc Cards

Hardware

Note
Serial mouse A Microsoft compatible serial mouse on COM1. Compatible drivers are all over the place for this.
M24 mouse I haven't seen a DOS mouse driver for this yet but the regular scancode mode works as does the Windows 1.x driver.
PC1512 mouse The PC1512's perculiar quadrature mouse. You need Amstrad's actual driver for this one.
PS/2 mouse A standard 2 button PS/2 mouse. As with serial, compatible drivers are common.
Microsoft PS/2 Intellimouse A PS/2 mouse with mouse wheel.
ATAPI CD-ROM Works with OAKCDROM.SYS, VDD-IDE.SYS, and the internal drivers of every OS I've tried.

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