why is retorarch PSX updates making performance worse with each update?

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    i have retorarch PSX installed on my N3ds Emunand max updated and i noticed that with each update it is making the emulator worse and worse... there was a time where i was able to kinda play crash bash at about 45 fps and now its playing at 14-17 fps!? idk what but is mt bios file required? and does the variant of bios file matter? dose not using a bios enable HLE or no boot?
     
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    the nightlies are unstable. Go back to the latest stable build.
     
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    I can't remember when. It was like a summer 2015 build
     
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    In opinion, what's better, experimental or stable.
    I'm usually a guy who loves bleeding edge beta stuff.
    Hell I installed Windows 10as primary OS in the beta if that's not risky idk what is lol.
    But if the stable is really better I'll just use it.
     
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    PSX emulator probably is still in heavy works so they are probably trying to be more accurate (to handle more games, less bugs etc) at a cost of framerate.

    Later in developement when they will include most of things if not all they will switch to optimization.

    Still i wouldn't count on full speed PSX emulation even at late stage.
     
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    Well guess I got to try it out. I heard you can boost performance by cutting sound. I could play without sound
     
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    You say that now, but man I hate playing FFT, RE2, and FF7 with no sound, it's rough. And to be honest, with the 1.3 stable build I get 50ish frames mostly with sound on FF7 so I ain't complaining.
     
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    The stable installation did no good. Still slow. Btw where do I get the stock settings file for the root folder?
     
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    Just deleting retroarch's .cfg file in the retroarch folder will restore settings to default.
    This always helped me when my speed suddenly dropped.
     
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    OK I'll try that
     
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