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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    Well, a few updates later, and some tweaking of the mame.ini file, and I'm at 9000%, more than twice what I got under Windows. I'm happy for now. :) Thanx for the assistance all.:guitar:
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    Multithreading wasn't enabled yet; that was a factor 3 improvement to 2000 FPS. :) Only 1.5-2 left to go. Perhaps the reason can be found in why my glxgears runs relatively slow on my computer.
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    Quite possible; it's a laptop after all. How do I check that?

    (updated!)
    phulshof@SpaceballsML:~$ fglrxinfo
    display: :0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
    OpenGL...
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    I enable it directly when I call mame, so that shouldn't be a problem. I checked, and as far as I can tell I have the latest ATi driver. Perhaps something went wrong when I upgraded from 11.10 to...
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    A quick test shows about 10% speed increase under OpenBox; it might be the ATi driver though.
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    Fair enough, though I was hoping for some requests on what information exactly was needed, and perhaps the commands needed to get them. In any case, for starters:

    Computer: Alternate Laptop
    CPU:...
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    Re: Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    Please share your wisdom with us? It's clearly not obvious to me yet. :)
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    Mame slow compared to Windows 7

    After a few recompiles and optimizations I think mame64's running about as fast as I can get it on my 12.04 system (about 7 times faster than it ran originally). Unfortunately, for e.g. pacman...
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