How is SNES emulation on homebrew?

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    I'm really fussy when it comes to emulation... if there is input lag or fps drops i am super sensitive to it and find it off putting to the point where i dont really want to play the game most of the time... so with that said, just how accurate is Wii U emulation of SNES games?
     
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    Snesgx for vwii runs at full speed, and I don't notice any lag with any games I play. but it's not cycle accurate. Vwii is not powerful enough for a cycle accurate snes emulator. If we ever get wii-u homebrew it may be possible to get closer to cycle accurate, but really if you want perfect accuracy you'll want a fast PC, or a SNES.
     
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    I haven't tried out many games, but from what I recall, games that used the Super FX chip either don't work or have issues.. Even some non-Super FX games have frame drops, too. Let me go try Yoshi's Island again and get back to you.
     
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    Snes9x Next actually doesn't use frame skipping (whereas GX does), so games like Star Fox and Yoshi's Island run full speed, this is through RetroArch, a front-end/GUI.
     
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    it runs fine as long as you leave h2qx (that makes it look great) off on nearly all games otherwise you get terrible lag with it on.
     
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    i've never had snes9x gx crash on me and what do you mean tinny menu?
     
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    RetroArch GUI is very ugly, unfriendly and uncomfortable for use with the Wii.
    Yes, S9xN works better than GX but i dont like RetroArch Style
     
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    never had that problem either
     
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    And I believe the Wii U Pro controller works with Snes9xGx.
     
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    you have to use a special version though and can't use the game box cover mod
     
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    I was under the impression that GX only frameskips if the emulation is running slow. I'd rather a few skipped frames than slo-mo.
     
  15. minexew

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    ...or an FPGA. Not sure if it's been done already, but probably yes.