…the most discerning retro gamers are increasingly looking at the world of FPGA for opportunities to bring the conveniences of emulation to a hardware that is closer to original console hardware.”http://www.racketboy.com/retro/mister-fpga-the-future-of-retro-game-emulation-and-preservation
This huge article is definitely worth a look for anyone wanting to find out about “Hardware Emulation” in general. The original author does peddle the party-line for his favourite project a fair bit; but stick with it.
Slightly bucking the (hobbyist) trend, Jeff Atwood writes:
“Almost nobody should do what I am about to describe – that is, install and use more than one video card. Nobody really needs that much graphics performance. It’s also technically complex and a little expensive. But sometimes you gotta say to hell with rationality and embrace the overkill.” Read More…