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No true modchips exist yet, as all current chips operate by modifying the DVD drive in some fashion. Until that time, Drivechips have shown great promise in enabling many new features of the Wii.

Presented here is a list of currently released drivechips and their features.

Comparison

Key: Supported Partially supported Not supported
Chiip Cyclowiz WiiKey Wiinja Wiinja OpenWii WiiFree yaosm Wiid WiiReZ d2ckey
v0.9.1 3.6 (beta) 1.9g V2 Deluxe 2.4 2.51 2.0 V3
Wii Originals
Backups
SMG-Protection
DL Originals
DL Backups
Region Free
Homebrew
GC Originals
Backups
Region Free
Homebrew
Action Replay
Media DVD-R
DVD-RW
DVD+R
DVD+RW
Dual Layer
Features Speed Fix  ?
Audio Fix
Multi Disc
Multi GC Games  ?  ?  ?
Led Support
LCD Support
Configuration DVD
Upgrade via Cable
via DVD
Flash Memory 8KB  ? 8KB 1.75KB 3.5KB 8KB 1.75KB 1.75KB  ?  ? 1Kb
Open Source
Chipset DMS
D2A
D2B
D2C
Install Quicksolder
Solderless ∴
Wires 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 5-7 31
IC ATmega8L 2.78€  ? 2.78€ 2.78€  ?  ?
ATtiny2313  ?  ? 1.69€  ?  ?
PIC16F628A  ?  ? 1.27€ 1.27€  ?  ?
PIC12F629  ?  ? 0.68€ 0.68€ 0.68€ 0.68€  ?  ?
PIC12F675  ?  ? 0.74€ 0.74€ 0.74€  ?  ?
PIC12F683  ?  ? 0.87€ 0.87€ 0.87€  ?  ?
MSP430  ?  ? ~3€  ?  ?
Price Hardware 2.78€ 30€ 25€ 11€ 25€ 0.68€ - ~3€ 0.68€ - 1.27€ 0.68€ - 1.27€ 25€ 17€ 43€
Software Free! Free! Free! Free!
Stupid color indicator §
Chiip Cyclowiz WiiKey Wiinja Wiinja OpenWii WiiFree yaosm Wiid WiiReZ d2ckey

† Via WiiFree EasyConnect
∴ Via Wlip
§ =RGB(Red cells*10, Green cells*10, Blue cells*10). White cells ignored. Choose the greenest modchip! ;)