Atari 2600 the world’s most powerful gaming console, 22,857 times faster than original

Atari is a company that revolutionized the console market in the 8-bit era with models Atari 2600, 5200 and 7800. With them stood up to stiff competition from Nintendo and Sega during the late 80s and early 90s.

Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 model was very popular because it was an affordable model and offered games today are graphically horrific but had its charm and, above all, be hooked for games, most casual, which today everyone wears on mobile to play a little bit.

Hard Drives Northwest just modified original using an Atari 2600 to house inside a computer processor 3.4GHz Core i7 2600s , which amounts to 22,857 times more potent than the original console chip: MOS 6507, one thread@1.19. Moreover it is accompanied 8 GB of RAM, 120 GB SSD and a Radeon HD 6570 with 1 GB.

The mod has connectivity USB 3.0 and 2.0, eSATA, DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI. So, with this massive specification Atari 2600 becomes the most powerful gaming console.