Gpspkai GBA emulator drains my battery?

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  1. Boy12
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    Hi, temp!
    I recently started playing me PSP again after ~2 years.
    So, i wiped the whole Memory Stick, because i decided to do a fresh start.
    I downloaded some emulators and some homebrews, you know, the usuall.
    So i started playing GPSPkai, and after ~15 minutes or so, GPSPkai said that it went from 100% to 89~90%! Is it normal that it drains so fast, or is it just displaying the battery life incorrect?
    Thank's in advance!

    Here are the specs of my psp:

    Model: PSP-2004
    FW: 5.00-M33-4
     
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    If you're using anything but an original battery than the indicator can be off at times.

    That said, most PSP games and the system menu run the CPU at 222mhz, whereas 333mhz is available and most emulators do set the PSP to that, so most emulators can use more battery than normal PSP games.

    I mean there's exceptions, you can underclock the CPU a lot to save on battery life for a GBC emulator or something, but GBA needs the power.
     
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  3. Boy12
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    I'm using a original battery, forgot to mention it in the first post, sorry!
    A few minutes ago, i searched on the internet, and from what i read it's fairly normal if your battery runs out faster than normal if you play GBA or N64 games. Thank's anyway for explaining the speeds to me!