Does softmod affect legit read speeds?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Sobtanian, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Sobtanian
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    First of all, please keep the flames/wiitard/touch your self etc jokes aside please, it's a simple question:

    My wii is softmodded with that awesome pack linked here (the 7 wads that you install). All is fine and ok bar the 3x pain in the bum read speeds for DVD-R

    My question is, does softmodding also nerf retail read speeds that you run via the disc channel? ie do they read at 3x also?

    With thanks!

    PS: this pack I'm talking about (The Backup Suite v4.0) http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=136...p;#entry1784992

    If it does affect legit read speeds, is there a fix other than unsoftmodding everything? thanks again!
     
  2. david432111

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    Nope it doesn't affect legit disks, they still run at 6x.
     
  3. Sobtanian
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    Thank you very much.

    I guess HOTD:OK just sucks at being stuttery (legit copy), I bought the official dvd lens cleaner and I'm sure it made things worse.

    I wonder if my drive (release wii, pal 2006) is just dying.....

    problem is I've opened the device (I thought I could mod it [​IMG], then gave up) so returning to ninty is a no no.

    EDIT: forgot to ask 2 things
    1\ anyone know if a flatmii loads at 6x or 3x and whether it makes house of the dead any better?
    2\ if i get a premodded replacement DVD, will it just live ok with my softmod and run at 6x, or do I have to uninstall the softmod. Don't really care about homebrew tbh.
     
  4. tj_cool

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    1\ it runs games (=retail/backup) at 6x speed, as any modchip. The funny thing about flatmii is that you don't even need a DVD for backups, it streams them from pc too [​IMG]
    2\ hardmods don't affect softmods
     
  5. Sobtanian
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    Yes Flatmii is looking more and more tempting... I can put a laptop next to the wii.... and I can install it myself (I hope......)
     
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    I've heard that HOTD:OK has some stuttering here and there, so maybe it's not your drive.
    From IGN review:
     
  8. tj_cool

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    I dunno about that replace drive, but as I said Flatmii needs no drive at all and its solderless, so must be (more) easy to install it.
    If you're good at making cSM, you can win one here (or any other modchip)
    anyway, you'll be good with whatever you choose [​IMG]
     
  9. Tichinde925

    Tichinde925 Marth Ditto Money Match?

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    I read that DVD cleaners do not work with the Wii.

    Best to just just unscrew the case, get some rubbing alochol and some q-tips, and gently apply it onto the laser.

    How to clean the laser:




    http://www.smashboards.com/showthread.php?t=150846
     
  10. Sobtanian
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    No no won't go near the laser, I suck at stuff like that [​IMG]

    also HOTD for me doesn't just "stutter", it sometimes practically stops for a half second or so, making me lose goregasm combos [​IMG]

    Metroid Prime 3 (legit) stays stuck at doors, etc

    I've ordered the replacement drive... let's see [​IMG]