FFVII is a PSX game, right? Does PCSX2 even have backwards compability for PSX games?
No it doesn't. Read the FAQ next time. Use PCSX or any other PSX emulator for PSX games
<< It recognized it as a PS1 game, so I assumed that it had backwards compatibility.
No, no and no are the answer if you meant it play with pcsx2 emulation. Where you got that idea anyway??
Notebook ASUS A43TA|CPU AMD Llano APU A6-3400m Triple core (1 core disable) OC to 2.6+Ghz|GPU CF|HD 6520 400Mhz/667Mhz iGPU|HD6650M OC 780Mhz/985Mhz dGPU|RAM 8GB DDR3 1333|Windows 7 Ultimate Sp.1 x64 bit.
>> Emulation speed differs for each game. There will be some you can run fast easily, but others will simply require more powerfull hardware <<.
There are plenty of dedicated emulators for the PS1, so why try it on a PS2 emulator?