Emulators on 9.8 n3DS

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  1. mashers
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    OK so I've got an R4 flashcart on the way which I plan on using to run homebrew on my New 3DS which is unfortunately running on 9.8. My main reason for doing this is to run a SNES emulator. My question is, if I run an emulator from the R4 will it run in DS mode and thus at a lower resolution? Also, will it be able to take advantage of the faster processor in the n3DS or will it run exactly as it would on a NDS? My aim is eventually to get a DSTWO to replace the R4, if somebody will sell me one. But in the meantime R4 is my only option.
     
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    1 Yes
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    Hi, thanks for your reply. Sorry but I don't understand the answer :shy: Did you mean yes it will run at lower resolution, and no it won't be able to take advantage of the faster n3DS processor?
     
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    Yes, you fully understand
     
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    Thanks :)
     
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    The R4 will not run on your N3DS because it was blocked in a much earlier firmware. One of the only NDS flash cards you can use is the DSTWO.
     
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    I've ordered a R4i SDHC 3DS RTS which AFAIK is supported in 9.8.
     
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    From r4wood.com:

     
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    yeah your not really going to get any sort of enjoable experience with snes games on a standard NDS flashcard, the only half decent snes emulator for NDS relies on the DSTWO to emulate as the DSTWO packs a extra co-processor inside the card to lighten the load when it comes to emulation......and DS mode on 3DS/n3DS is exactly the same as playing the games on a standard DS, no extra processor speed, or ram or anything like that is available while in DS mode
     
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    Yeah I know it's not going to be great using a DS flash cart, which is why I'm on the lookout for a DSTWO. For now though I'll make the best of it with the R4.
     
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