Wii emulation on dolphin?

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Jan 17, 2012
  1. pengypikmin
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    Ok so I just got a new laptop with an intel i7 quad core processor (i'm not sure if that is the exact one but whatever) I am able to emulate a couple of games at near perfect speed, just a few audio chirps. But the only games i have tried are brawl, nsmb, and pikmin. Now im not sure what exactly is making my laptop run these games so fast. I have a desktop that is pretty fast, (i dont know the specific specifications.) But that can't run dolphin at any playable speed. My laptop is not even able to run minecraft. So why are these games running so smooth.
     
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    I7. Period. Wii emulation heavily relies on CPU (as well as GPU, but CPU more). I assume you either have less than an I7 in your desktop or an AMD CPU in your desktop.
     
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    so i assume that minecraft relies heavily on something else?
     
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    Sort of. Minecraft is more RAM dependent (I think).
     
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    Yes and no...

    Here:



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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolphin_(emulator)
    Also, I am on Dual Core user and I dont have a problem with Wii games on it. :) I rather my own Wii Console with hack but it is an educational purpose and its working wonderful on my computer. ;)
     
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    8 gigabytes on my computer.
    Should i start a new topic because i dont think that im on topic comparing my wii emulation with minecraft
     
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    Emulation is most often CPU-dependant, normal gaming is most often GPU (video card)-dependant.

    Minecraft is an inefficient oddity and it's RAM usage is high, but it also likes a good GPU.
     

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