Hey Tek !
I have ONE question for you, WHEN ??? Cant wait for it, I cant even work 1/2 the time. I do about 2 min of actuall work and 5 min playing a game of Ms Pac or Jr pac.
Thanks for that !!!!!!!
> > Hey Tekhmaster, i'm new to this (portables that is). I just got a Compaq iPaq
> > which after the cassiopia, and Jornada i had, this is definitly the fastest
> > witnessed yet. I was wondering if there are still a lot of optimizations left
> > be done that could improve speed a decent bit. I noticed some games run faster
> > on iMAME vs. on yours, and wondered what caused that. Granted i prefer yours
> > course cause of the choice of MUCH more games playable, even if slower (so
> > then more optimized ones. We all played some mame games (PC) 23-28fps and
> > didnt complain and enjoyed them.
> > BTW- on my 1gig AThlon,256m PC133 ram, GF2 w/tvout, i haven't played any games
> > that actually skip any frames yet, but took a while to decide to upgrade from
> > K6-3 450. WORTH IT TOTALLY!!!
> Yes I think there is still more speed increases to be had. Besides the obvious
> such as recompiling some of cores with assembler there are other areas that can
> be tweaked. Also rebuilding some things with c++ may help as well.
> I still have some bigger items to work on but as soon as they are complete I
> will be going back to work on speed tweeking.
> Also keep in mind that faster devices are due over the next year as well :)
> I'll have to reload iMame and run some tests, I don't remembering it being to
> much faster. Any specific games?
> I know what you mean about the desktop upgrade. I was very satisfied after I
> upgraded to the 1GB Intel, 512MB 133Mhz, ATI Pro w/tv out and my old VoodooII
> plus the 19in Viewsonic! I was ever happier when I added the Sound Blaster Live
> Platinum card and Cambridge 4.1 Surround Sound Speaker system. Really makes them
> games Rock :)