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Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ?
05/28/11 10:07 PM


> Yep. I actually bought the card and set up my cabinet with windows 7. However, I soon
> discovered that there is an issue with windows 7 and interlaced resolutions that
> causes games to run at half speed. I think it only affects arcade monitors when
> you're syncing to the refresh, but I'm not 100% sure. Vector games like Asteroids are
> totally unplayable.
>
> There's also another issue with applications that try to switch from a non-interlaced
> resolution to an interlaced resolution. Basically, this is a problem if your front
> end runs at 640x480 interlaced, and you try to launch any non-interlaced game in
> MAME. The game launch will fail.
>
> I liked Windows 7, but it was far from cab friendly. I ended switching to Windows XP
> x64.
>
> My current setup is Win XP x64, ArcadeVGA3000, hyperspin FE, GroovyMAME.
>
> GroovyMAME works well with the ArcadeVGA, but if you use a supported "normal" ATI
> card with their patched drivers, you can get 120 to 160 custom resolutions instead of
> the 30 or so that the ArcadeVGA supports. This means that more of the oddball
> resolutions in MAME are matched and accurate. The only problem is that Hyperspin
> chokes when there are that many resolutions. Hopefully, the Hyperspin team will fix
> the bug.
>
> Incidentally, when I got my ArcadeVGA3000, the driver CD did not have drivers for XP
> x64 on it. I had to download them from here...
> http://www.ultimarc.com/avgadrivers.html

Thanks, I was curious how you made out.

- Stiletto







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* ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? krick 04/03/11 07:21 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? dosmame  04/12/11 07:38 PM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? krick  04/13/11 06:23 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? dosmame  05/24/11 05:03 PM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? krick  05/24/11 09:29 PM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? mogli  05/30/11 12:59 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? krick  06/04/11 05:25 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? mogli  06/06/11 10:48 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? dosmame  06/03/11 06:54 PM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? krick  06/04/11 05:33 AM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? dosmame  06/06/11 03:47 PM
. * Re: ArcadeVGA3000 + Windows 7 64-bit = ? StilettoAdministrator  05/28/11 10:07 PM

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