Dolphin Emulator SLOW?

Discussion in 'Dolphin Discussion' started by WestboundPuppet, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. WestboundPuppet

    WestboundPuppet New Member

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    Ive been trying to play Zelda twilight princess for some time now and whenever i play it it runs extremely slow. And it slows down even worse in some places ive messed with the settings as much as i can and only get slight improvement please how do i make it faster?


    system specs:


    Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)

    2.70 gigahertz Intel Pentium Dual-Core
    64 kilobyte primary memory cache
    2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    64-bit ready
    Multi-core (2 total)
    Not hyper-threaded
    NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i [Display adapter]
    3840 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory
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  3. crhylove

    crhylove Resident Rabble Rouser

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    That graphics card is pretty horrible. Getting a real graphics card will definitely help.
  4. Xtreme2damax

    Xtreme2damax Mr. Technological Staff Member Moderator

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    Slowdowns in Hyrule Field are normal, I offer patched builds that have a speed hack for Hyrule Field in ZTP, you may want to give one of my latest builds a try. I also offer builds in different flavors such as SSE3, SSSE3, and SSE4.1 optimized builds for Intel processors. I also compile other patches, such as an audio fix for the Zelda Windwaker intro. :)

    A better graphics card and overclocking your processor a bit would help alleviate the slowdowns. There are also some games that run slow no matter how much tweaking is done, there is a bottleneck in the emulator's code that causes slowdowns with some games, even for those with decent top of the line hardware.
  5. westdragon

    westdragon New Member

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    @ Xtreme2damax: would u plz post that patched build ? I finished this game but I really wanna see some places in Hyrule without droppin down the fps :D thanks :X
  6. boogerlad

    boogerlad Member

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    click the link in his sig.

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