Which SNES core should I use on old 3DS 10.3.28U?

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  1. Centrix
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    I downloaded Retroarch for my old 3DS running on firmware 10.3.28U and none of the SNES cores seem to work well, is there a reason why? I mean blargSNES 1.3b (latest) runs nearly everything I throw at it nearly perfectly lol. So I was wondering if there is a preferred SNES core to use in RetroArch that you guys would recommend and what are the best settings I should adjust the core around? or is there a much better SNES emulator all together?
     
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    what?
     
  3. koffieleut

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    I prefer blargsnes on my o3ds, it runs much more smoother then a retroarch core.
     
  4. Ammako

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    pocketsnes will be the fastest at the expense of sound quality. It may not run games full speed on o3ds though.
     
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    Here are the emulators i currently use that work good on a o3dsxl, quicknes for nes/famicom games, blargsnes for snes/super famicom games 1.2 to play the legend of zelda a link to the past and 1.3b for everything else so i switch between those two, gameyob 1.0.7 for gameboy/color games, gpsp for gba games, picodrive for sega genesis/megadrive games, genesis plus gx for sega master system and sega gamegear games, and handy 3ds for atari lynx games.
     
  6. daxtsu

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    I wouldn't really recommend PocketSNES on the old 3DS, it's just too slow to really cope with any form of SNES9x. When I was messing with it in 268mhz mode on my N3DS I was lucky to get maybe 30 FPS in some games (half speed basically, with distorted audio as a result). BlargSNES is the most realistic option, unless PocketSNES gets a massive overhaul in how it renders graphics, to speed it up (doubtful).
     
  7. Jwiz33

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    Use blargSNES for some games and PocketSNES for others. Compare which emulator runs said game faster and/or better.
     
  8. Ammako

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    Wasn't Pocketsnes made to be faster than the other cores but with crappy sound?
     
  9. daxtsu

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    Yes, but even that is still pretty slow on O3DS.
     
  10. Ammako

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    But then snes9x isn't any better either, no?
    Your post seemed to imply that snes9x would be better than pocketsnes on O3DS.
     
  11. Tomato Hentai

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    I like using blargSNES over any of the Retroarch SNES/SFC cores.
     
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    None, use BlargSnes instead.
     
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    so what im hearing from every body is keep using blargSnes lol :P can I ask how often blargSnes sees updates?
     
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    Blargsnes resumed Development some time ago, next year we'll see a big update it seems.
     
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    Thanks, because its a really good SNES emulator it just needs to fix its rough edges and round them out :D
     
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    Yeah, and is also the fastest on O3ds lol (it runs perfect)
     
  17. Vague Rant

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    You misread. PocketSNES, CatSFC, they're all just older/faster SNES9x versions with various amounts of tweaks and hacks to try to get them running faster. daxtsu was saying that the original 3DS was "just too slow to really cope with any form of SNES9x," which includes PocketSNES and CatSFC.
     
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    cool
     
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    I'm in the exact same boat.
     
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