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Re: Host machine survey

Post by mforan89 »

ASUS Z87A Motherboard
Intel Core i7 4770 @ 3.50GHz
16 GB DDR3/800 RAM
2 TB Western Digital Hard Drive
256 GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD
PNY Nvidia Geforce 1050 2GB
Windows 10 Home x64
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Re: Host machine survey

Post by Rikintosh »

Asus prime b250m-plus/br
Intel Pentium G4560 3.5Ghz
8GB DDR4 2400mhz
SSD120 + HD4TB
Radeon RX470 8GB
Windows 10 build 1909
PCEM v16 (using since v10)

(I can run 486 fluently, pentium 60 with a certain dignity, and from the pentium 75mhz, with sharp drops in performance)
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Re: Host machine survey

Post by alexmocanu »

Host machine:
Asus TUF A15 FA506IU with a Ryzen 7 4800H CPU

I was able to get a constant 99%-100% speed with this configuration - seems to be the fastest I can get without any drops in speed:
FIC VA-503+ / Pentium MMX 300 / 64 MB Ram / Diamond Stealth 3D 2000
Voodoo Graphics in SLI with 4Mb Frame-buffer memory, 4MB texture memory and all check-boxes enabled in it's settings page
Windows 98 SE

Last time I played Quake 2 at 800x600 with the 3dfx OpenGL driver enabled.

When I tried to use a faster CPU (like the K6-III+/500 for example), I noticed severe drops in emulation speed (down to 40%-50%) when accessing the disk (while loading Windows or starting up a game or loading a new map), then it jumps to 70%-80% (sometimes even 100% for short periods when the emulated machine was idle) until accessing the disk again.
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