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Mariosgeorgiou
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Re: Prescale setting maximum value
03/10/17 10:19 AM


> According to an old blog entry from Aaron Giles, the value for the -prescale
> parameter is an integer from 1 to 8.
>
> But in practice, I think the maximum is limited by the resolution of your monitor.
>
> For example street fighter has a resolution of 384 × 224.
> Assuming a typical monitor with 1920 x 1080 resolution...
>
> If you set prescale 1, the screen is rendered at 384×224 before scaling up to your
> monitor resolution and...
>
> prescale 2 = 768 x 448 before scaling up
> prescale 3 = 1152 x 672 before scaling up
> prescale 4 = 1536 x 896 before scaling up
> prescale 5 = 1920 x 1120 before scaling up
> etc...
>
> Note that the vertical at prescale 5 is taller than the monitor's native
> resolution...
> 1120 > 1080
>
> So I believe that the highest prescale that would work for Street Fighter and a 1920
> x 1080 monitor is prescale 4.
>
>
> http://docs.mamedev.org/commandline/windowsconfig.html
> -prescale
>
> Controls the size of the screen images when they are passed off to the graphics
> system for scaling. At the minimum setting of 1, the screen is rendered at its
> original resolution before being scaled. At higher settings, the screen is expanded
> by a factor of before being scaled. With -video d3d, this produces a less blurry
> image at the expense of some speed. The default is 1.

When i run the mame -prescale x command beyond value 3 from command line it says 'invalid command, reverting to 1'.







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* Prescale setting maximum value Mariosgeorgiou 03/09/17 09:23 PM
. * Re: Prescale setting maximum value krick  03/10/17 06:45 AM
. * Re: Prescale setting maximum value Mariosgeorgiou  03/10/17 10:19 AM
. * Re: Prescale setting maximum value krick  03/11/17 06:44 AM

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