500gp 500 GP (5GP3 Ver. C)

Immagine gioco: 500 GP (5GP3 Ver. C)
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Romset name: 500gp.zip
Production year: 1998
Manufacturer: Namco

Game genre: Driving
Category: Driving / Race (chase view) Bike

This machine is NOT working in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Preliminary
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Imperfect
Save states: Not supported
Protection emulation: Preliminary

In MAME since version: .083

The MAME driver of this machine is: namcos23.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    IDT R4650 (big) ("maincpu")cpu 169344000 Hz
    H8/3002 ("subcpu")cpu 16934400 Hz
    Speaker ("lspeaker")audio
    Speaker ("rspeaker")audio
    C352 ("c352")audio 25401600 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 640 x 480 @ 59.882400 Hz

  • Number of players: ???
  • Controllers [Show details]

    Number of buttons: 2

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Service ModeOff
    Skip POSTOff

  • ROMs (24 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    5gp3verc.22097152e2d43468 5e861dd223c7fa177febed9803ac353cba18e19d good 500gp
    5gp3verc.12097152f6efc94a 785eee2bec5080d4e8ef836f28d446328c942b0e good 500gp
    5gp3verc.3524288b323abdf 8962e39b48a7074a2d492afb5db3f5f3e5ae2389 good 500gp
    fcaf10.bin262144  nodump 500gp
    5gp1mtah.2j8388608246e4b7a 75743294b8f48bffb84f062febfbc02230d49ce9 good 500gp
    5gp1mtal.2h83886081bb00c7b 922be45d57330c31853b2dc1642c589952b09188 good 500gp
    5gp1mtbh.2m8388608352360e8 d621dfac3385059c52d215f6623901589a8658a3 good 500gp
    5gp1mtbl.2f838860866640606 c69a0219748241c49315d7464f8156f8068e9cf5 good 500gp
    5gp1cgll.4m83886080cc5bf35 b75510a94fa6b6d2ed43566e6e84c7ae62f68194 good 500gp
    5gp1cglm.4k838860831557d48 b85c3db20b101ba6bdd77487af67c3324bea29d5 good 500gp
    5gp1cgum.4j83886080265b701 497a4c33311d3bb315100a78400cf2fa726f1483 good 500gp
    5gp1cguu.4f8388608c411163b ae644d62357b8b806b160774043e41908fba5d05 good 500gp
    5gp1ccrl.7f4194304e7c77e1f 0231ddbe2afb880099dfe2657c41236c74c730bb good 500gp
    5gp1ccrh.7e2097152b2eba764 5e09d1171f0afdeb9ed7337df1dbc924f23d3a0b good 500gp
    5gp1pt0h.7a41943045746a8cd e70fc596ab9360f474f716c73d76cb9851370c76 good 500gp
    5gp1pt0l.7c4194304a0ece0a1 b7aab2d78e1525f865214c7de387ccd585de5d34 good 500gp
    5gp1pt1h.5a4194304b1feb5df 45db259215511ac3e472895956f70204d4575482 good 500gp
    5gp1pt1l.5c419430480b25ad2 e9a03fe5bb4ce925f7218ab426ed2a1ca1a26a62 good 500gp
    5gp1pt2h.4a41943049a693771 c988e04cd91c3b7e75b91376fd73be4a7da543e7 good 500gp
    5gp1pt2l.4c41943049289dbeb ec546ad3b1c90609591e599c760c70049ba3b581 good 500gp
    5gp1pt3h.3a419430426eaa400 0157b76fffe81b40eb970e84c98398807ced92c4 good 500gp
    5gp1pt3l.3c4194304480b120d 6c703550faa412095d9633cf508050614e15fbae good 500gp
    5gp1wavel.2c8388608aa634cc2 e96f5c682039bc6ef22bf90e98f4da78486bd2b1 good 500gp
    5gp1waveh.2a83886081e3523e8 cb3d0d389fcbfb728fad29cfc36ef654d28d553a good 500gp

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500 GP (c) 1998 Namco.

The FIA licensed successor to the Suzuka 24 games where the player chooses from three licensed courses : Jerez, Paul Ricard or Suzuka. The game features authentic motorcycles from Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha. It also has likenesses of the real 500cc GP riders in the game.


Standard cabinet dimensions : 78'' High x 32'' Wide x 85'' Deep

Deluxe cabinet dimensions : 92'' High x 46'' Wide x 107'' Deep

Namco Super System 23 hardware

Game ID : 5GP

Main CPU : IDT (@ 166 Mhz), H8/3002 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)


Released in February 1999 (even if the titlescreen says 1998).


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on 500gp

0.83 [R. Belmont]


- Video (gurudumps): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNnAP03Yjq4


- 0.148: Small update, you can now navigate in 500 GP testmode [hap]. Swapped region data roms ($1000000/1). Added 2nd Player.

- 0.147u3: Prevent 500 GP locking up [hap].

- 0.137u4: O. Galibert added a quick hack to make 500 GP boot.

- 0.137u1: 500gp title screen says 1998, change driver to match and fixed 500 GP name [Guru]. Changed description to '500 GP (5GP3 Ver. C)'.

- 0.136u4: Changed IDT R4650 (big) CPU1 clock speed to 166661150 Hz, visible area to 640x480 and VSync to 59.8824 Hz.

- 0.127u5: R. Belmont changed description to '500GP'. Renamed (gp500) to (500gp).

- 0.104u4: Replaced R4600 (big) CPU1 with IDT R4650 (big) (166MHz). Added H8/3002 (14745600 Hz) and C352 (14745600 Hz) stereo sound.

- 0.104u2: Changed visible area to 768x480.

- 0.86u2: Re-added all removed rom files.

- 0.86u1: Removed cpu2, gfx14 and sound1 roms (?). Changed visible area to 256x256.

- 0.83: R. Belmont added GP500 (Namco 1999).

- 27th April 2004: Guru - Received GP 500 (Namco 1999, Super System 23) from Pelle.

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Romset: 125440 kb / 23 files / 36.8 zip

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