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yoeddy
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Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA
02/16/12 05:28 AM


> > A while back I saved a gutted Sit Down Cruis'n USA Arcade from the scrapheap. It
> now
> > has a 26 Samsung LCD and a Logitech Driving Force GT Gaming Wheel inside. It's
> > currently running Project 64 and the N64 version of Cruis'n USA on a Sony Vaio
> laptop
> > on Windows XP.
> > I'm using Project 64 because it runs smoothly on the laptop and works with the
> > sequential shifter. Running MAME Cruis'n USA on the machine ran the game at 60%
> > skipping 10/1 frames.
> >
> > As I'm not in love with this solution, I'm going to give running MAME Cruis'n USA
> and
> > getting a friend to hack MAME to work with the sequential shifter one more shot.
> > Do you guys have any tips on what kind of pc I should look for? Is putting one
> > together a good (inexpensive) idea? Should I look for a common used machine?
>
> My PC, which is a Core2Duo at 1.8GHz runs it just above halfspeed, about 60%. I'm no
> expert but I can guess a 3~GHz would be a lot better. Get a 64-bit OS and the 64-bit
> version of MAME for best results.

Intel E8500 Core2Duo on an x64 OS with x64MAME and plenty of RAM will run at 100%.

Thanks,
Jason







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* Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA YoniWeb 02/14/12 08:42 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA kevenz  02/22/12 03:24 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA Naoki  02/22/12 04:20 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA kevenz  02/23/12 06:24 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA B2K24  02/23/12 07:27 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA R. Belmont  02/24/12 07:00 PM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA italieAdministrator  02/16/12 06:14 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA B2K24  02/16/12 06:25 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA italieAdministrator  02/16/12 06:34 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA Naoki  02/15/12 02:49 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA yoeddy  02/16/12 05:28 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA Sune  02/17/12 03:56 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA B2K24  02/17/12 07:01 AM
. * Re: Inexpensive PC setup to run Cruis'n USA B2K24  02/16/12 06:12 AM

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