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Re: i5 2500 (no k) do I need a Graphics Card?
02/04/14 12:04 AM

I suspect that the onboard video would work ok. If not it's a simple upgrade.

One thing I noticed is that those "3D" games seem to run faster in some older builds of MAME. Specifically, I was messing with some different versions on my workstation (dual xeon 2.6Ghz) and 0145 seems to run close to 100% on Blitz and Gauntlet DL. Where as 0152 only runs at about 80%. Again, this is just an observation. It's highly possible that some other program or task was using up CPU. Also, I noticed that 0152 seemed to run close to 100% on my i5 (sandy bridge) running at 4.5GHz. However, there are still some dips below 100% and occasional sound glitches. So, I suspect that you'll run pretty much everything just fine, but may get some minor stuttering in the "3D" games.

Again just some observations, so you MYYV.

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* i5 2500 (no k) do I need a Graphics Card? irthwirm 01/29/14 10:08 AM
. * Re: i5 2500 (no k) do I need a Graphics Card? lamprey  02/04/14 12:04 AM
. * Re: i5 2500 (no k) do I need a Graphics Card? RetroRepair  01/29/14 11:41 AM

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