R4 M3 Simply: Slowdowns on original GBA games

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by c2ironfist, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. c2ironfist

    c2ironfist GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 27, 2007
    Is it just me or does using the R4/M3 Simply slowdown original GBA games?

    When I boot up the R4 and I have an original GBA game in slot-2 I just go to the slot 2 function and load up the GBA games. When I do this I experience slowdowns at times.

    Does anyone know what the problem is?
    I'm just curious as to why it would slow down when its an original game.
  2. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

    Oct 15, 2006
    United States
    Portland, OR
    It seems unlikely, considering that slot 1 is turned off before the GBA game is loaded. I'm not saying it's impossible, but I don't see how that would work.

    Some GBA games slow down normally. How carefully have you compared the performance with and without the slot 1 cart inserted?
  3. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

    Aug 11, 2007
    United States
    Hmm.. Maybe because it's an old cart?
    Try booting it with the regular DS menu and play at the area of the game where it slows down for you.

  4. ZAFDeltaForce

    ZAFDeltaForce Specialist

    Sep 9, 2006
    Also, try playing it on a GBA/GBM/GBASP just for comparison if you have one
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