SNEmulDS question

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Common_Freak, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Common_Freak
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    Common_Freak Newbie

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    Hi there,

    I've recently bought an ezflash 3in1 for my M3 DS REAL and I noticed the extra RAM didn't add any noticeable improvements on SNEmulDS.
    Is there a way, like opening SNEmulDS after opening Moonshell2, to make things like graphics look better?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Mbmax

    Mbmax Homebrew addicted

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    Which version of SNEmulDS you used ?
     
  3. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    The extra RAM won't have any impact on graphics or compatibility. The only thing it might do is speed up certain games that are larger than 3 MB. Normally with SNEmulDS, because these games are too large to fit into memory, it calls up only a few chunks of the ROM into RAM at a time, swapping in and out when necessary, which can sometimes cause a noticeable pause here and there. If the whole game is loaded to slot-2 RAM, it can execute the game directly from there. However, because the interface to slot-2 in a bit slow by nature, you might not notice any real benefits.

    So in summary, it might help speed on games 3 MB and larger, but that's it.
     
  4. Recorderdude

    Recorderdude Musician, Animator, Buffoon.

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    It doesn't do a lot for snemul, but it does WONDERS for NeoDS - (I know first-hand as I use an M3 perfect with my DSTWO) - It runs much faster and stronger with the RAM than without. Try it [​IMG]