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Posted bylion2
Posted on09/03/02 07:44 PM

Performance of my 3955 overall is pretty good, and this is using the PocketPC 2002 OS. Since I havent used a device with the 206MHz ARM processor I cant really compare. From what I've read on many Pocket PC sites is that performance varies. Like I said in my past post, it will be no faster than the 206MHz ARM chip and in some cases even slower. Fortunately, the upcoming Windows CE OS will have Xscale optimizations.

> > MameCE already runs on the 3955. However it is very slow and unplayable when
> > sound is enabled. With sound disabled Mario Bros and Donkey Kong Jr were
> > running full speed. Those were the only games I tested.
> > One thing you should know about the Xscale processor is that no software
> (that
> > I know of) is optimized for it. Sure you can run ARM code, but its not going
> to
> > run any faster then the 206MHz ARM chip on other PDAs. There are even cases
> the
> > it will run slower on the 400MHz Xscale.
> >
> >
> > > Does (or will) MameCE3 support the new IPAQs (39xx) that have the 400 MHz
> > Intel
> > > procs?
> > >
> >
> What about it running on Pockt PC 2002.

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*IPAQ 3955  VDubKEV08/23/02 09:28 PM
.*Re: IPAQ 3955  lion208/26/02 07:33 PM
..*Re: IPAQ 3955  hopper09/03/02 10:07 AM
....Re: IPAQ 3955  lion209/03/02 07:44 PM
....*Re: IPAQ 3955  Marconelly!10/05/02 10:03 PM
.....*Re: IPAQ 3955  lion210/05/02 10:05 PM
......*Re: IPAQ 3955  Marconelly!10/06/02 06:39 PM