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3 years ago#11
you should have picked better examples since the dedicated card in the 2nd one is just crap overall.
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3 years ago#12
Example one. Go Go Go.
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mmarkster posted...
Even though the game runs in 720p, it produces another 480p stream for the New Controller. That's like 1200p!
3 years ago#13
What kind of emulators are you talking about? If it's old stuff, I doubt the processor would make any difference at those speeds. I haven't really messed with newer system emulation, though.
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3 years ago#14
It'll be relevant for PS2/GC/maybe DS/PSP emulation, and possibly a few cases of PSX and N64 emulation.
Also, Saturn, DC, and MAME.
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mmarkster posted...
Even though the game runs in 720p, it produces another 480p stream for the New Controller. That's like 1200p!
3 years ago#15
N64 for the most part. PSX too. Nothing like PS2 or Xbox lol.

Could an i3 with HD handle those two? If it can, I should have no problem finding something cheap.

And I dunno, I was just browsing in google 'i3 vs the other processor I listed' and some said the other combo was better but I seriously am doubting that now lol.
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