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Haze
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Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained
01/01/17 01:20 PM


> > > Back in the day, running with -nosound caused MAME to specifically exclude
> certain
> > > driver hardware when running the game. More recently, the decision was made for
> > MAME
> > > to always emulate the sound hardware - mostly to reduce bug reports from people
> > > running with -nosound.
> >
> > Anyone know when this was?
>
> The whatsnew.txt shows it officially happened in MAME 0.102, not exactly recently,
> but the idea of disabling cpu cores and not loading sound roms never was a great
> idea.

yeah disabling emulation of the actual hardware was probably one of the worst ideas we ever had, caused so many little issues that nobody ever quite fully kept track of.







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* test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained rogerts 12/31/16 06:44 PM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained John IV  12/31/16 11:11 PM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained krick  01/01/17 10:32 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained Master O  01/01/17 12:47 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained R. Belmont  01/01/17 04:07 PM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained TafoidAdministrator  01/01/17 02:04 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained Master O  01/01/17 02:56 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained MooglyGuy  01/01/17 02:01 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained hydef  01/01/17 03:01 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained TafoidAdministrator  01/01/17 03:38 AM
. * Re: test the performance in MAME - benchmarks explained Haze  01/01/17 01:20 PM

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