Playing ORIGINAL PAL games on a NTSC Wii

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Mar 27, 2009
  1. bolex17
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    Ok guys, quick one for you.

    I have a NTSC 3.2U softmodded with CIOSCorp etc Installed.

    I am living in Australia and want to buy my games locally, now If i go out and buy a PAL copy of Guitar Hero and Super Smash Bros Brawl will these games still be limited to the 3x Read speed? Or will they run at 6x?

    I did a search but most of the result were about running "backups" not originals.

    Cheers.
     
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    I know it's off topic, but I've noticed that with PS2 also. Pretty much no one ever talks about running import originals. It's always "backups". [​IMG]
     
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    A little update for future reference, went and bought a PAL copy of SSBB and it works flawlessly. (I think it is running at 6x because the video now plays smoothly with no stuttering whatsoever)
     
  4. nicman000

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    Ergh, GeckoOS?
     
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    I know that the game will run, was just wondering if they would run in 6x or 3x.

    Cheers.
     
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    It's reading in Wii disc mode, not DVD mode, so it's 6x - the restriction on speed comes from the DVD drive, but the restriction on region comes from the System Menu. Using GeckoOS bypasses that System Menu check and the DVD drive doesn't care since it's a valid Wii disc.
     
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    Softmods are still limited to 3x read speed. You would need a mochip to be able to get full speed.
     
  8. gsaz

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    I'm very likely wrong , but wasn't this addressed in CIOS36 rev 08 ?

    From the changelog
    "- D0 read command now reads at 6x when using original discs or modchip."

    So wouldn't that mean they do read at 6x now? I would assume if that's the case then imports should be the same?
     

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