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Games run slow in some sections
#1
I don't know if it is a specification thing or not, here are the specifications by the way:
NOTE: It is a laptop but I keep it plugged in while gaming (MSI GE62, if the model helps)
Core i7 6700HQ 2.6 GHz
GTX 1060 3GB
8GB RAM
Windows 10 64bit

I'm currently trying to play Devil May Cry 3 and some sections of the game completely slow down. I sometimes switch between the software and hardware renderer of DX and OpenGL and the hardware modes run it slightly better but it makes a lot of the stuff on screen invisible like the style meter, weapon selection, pause menu options etc.
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#2
Well , your laptop's frequency is quite low , 2.6 ghz is the culprit here , tho , about the invisible glitch , you should try playing on software mode.
Core i3 9100f 3.6Ghz
RAM=8GB
nvidia GT 1030
pcsx2 version-1.3.1  


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#3
Please post the contents of the emulog.txt file after the problem occurs. The file can be found in "My Documents\PCSX2\logs" for the installer version or in "PCSX2\logs" for the portable/binary version.

Please make sure to enclose your emulog in code tags like so (remove the empty space on the closing code tag!):
[code]
Pasted emulog goes here
[ /code]
CPU : I7 2600K Oc'ed @ 4.2Ghz
Mobo : Intel P67 southbridge
GPU : NVIDIA Geforce GTX 750 Ti
RAM : 6 Go
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#4
(10-18-2019, 03:58 PM)Brock lessner Wrote: Well , your laptop's frequency is quite low , 2.6 ghz is the culprit here , tho , about the invisible glitch , you should try playing on software mode.
Not really.
I have the 17inch version of that laptop and DMC3 works just fine.
Possible problems are:
1.PCSX2 is not actually using your nvidia card(you can see what is used in the pcsx2 console window or if the blue\red light on your power button is red)
2.You are using 1.4.0 and probably the game don't work very well there
3.You are playing on battery and windows is triggering some power saving feature(there is no need to change the power plan to anything other than balanced while the laptop is plugged in)

And btw 2.6 is the base speed,it can go up to 3.5 but only on one of the cores,usually it's up to 3.2ghz on all cores

If I remember correctly,there was some GSdx option(enabled by default)that makes the game really slow in certain places but that was because of a bug which is probably fixed on the latest beta
https://buildbot.orphis.net/pcsx2/
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#5
(10-18-2019, 05:55 PM)vsub Wrote: Not really.
I have the 17inch version of that laptop and DMC3 works just fine.
Possible problems are:
1.PCSX2 is not actually using your nvidia card(you can see what is used in the pcsx2 console window or if the blue\red light on your power button is red)
2.You are using 1.4.0 and probably the game don't work very well there
3.You are playing on battery and windows is triggering some power saving feature(there is no need to change the power plan to anything other than balanced while the laptop is plugged in)

And btw 2.6 is the base speed,it can go up to 3.5 but only on one of the cores,usually it's up to 3.2ghz on all cores

If I remember correctly,there was some GSdx option(enabled by default)that makes the game really slow in certain places but that was because of a bug which is probably fixed on the latest beta
https://buildbot.orphis.net/pcsx2/
didn't know laptops nowadays can go 3.2ghz on all cores (other than some gaming laps) Tongue , anyway , thanks for the correction , also nice to see you guys after long time. Laugh
Core i3 9100f 3.6Ghz
RAM=8GB
nvidia GT 1030
pcsx2 version-1.3.1  


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#6
Speedstep\turbo?
Here is one example of an old laptop cpu
https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu...+i7-4980HQ
Or newer laptop cpu
https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu...e+i7-8750H

The the max speed shown is for one or two cores,turbo don't actually gives you that max speed on all cores(even on desktop cpus)

My i7-4771 have a base clock at 3.5Ghz and turbo at 3.9Ghz but either all of the cores will go up to 3.7 or one\two of them will go to 3.9 but never all of them

And btw MSI GE62\GE72 is a gaming laptop(little old but it still is...I already cleared few PS3 games at full speed and I lock the cpu clock at 2.6Ghz because I don't like the heat and the noise I get for the barely notable speed boost))
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#7
(10-19-2019, 12:27 PM)vsub Wrote: Speedstep\turbo?
Here is one example of an old laptop cpu
https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu...+i7-4980HQ
Or newer laptop cpu
https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu...e+i7-8750H

The the max speed shown is for one or two cores,turbo don't actually gives you that max speed on all cores(even on desktop cpus)

My i7-4771 have a base clock at 3.5Ghz and turbo at 3.9Ghz but either all of the cores will go up to 3.7 or one\two of them will go to 3.9 but never all of them

And btw MSI GE62\GE72 is a gaming laptop(little old but it still is...I already cleared few PS3 games at full speed and I lock the cpu clock at 2.6Ghz because I don't like the heat and the noise I get for the barely notable speed boost))
lol , i was in a delusion that turbo boost can Go turbo on all cores ,It sounds more like a marketing strategy from intel . Like , they just promote the stuff. And didn't mention the actual scenario of all cores .
Core i3 9100f 3.6Ghz
RAM=8GB
nvidia GT 1030
pcsx2 version-1.3.1  


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#8
having done this before... go to your power options and change your high-power GPU to the dedicated card, and then, obviously set your laptop to max performance

https://pureinfotech.com/set-gpu-app-windows-10/
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#9
(10-18-2019, 03:58 PM)Brock lessner Wrote: Well , your laptop's frequency is quite low , 2.6 ghz is the culprit here , tho , about the invisible glitch , you should try playing on software mode.
I've been mulling over OC, but, I know the risks involved. I don't know if PCSX2 forums is the place to ask but since I am making this laptop my primary emulation machine and PS2 is the main system I need on here, how much higher do I need to go from 2.6? And, if possible, tell me the safe limit for this particular laptop, I live in a warm environment if that causes me problems down the line.
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#10
(10-18-2019, 05:55 PM)vsub Wrote: Not really.
I have the 17inch version of that laptop and DMC3 works just fine.
Possible problems are:
1.PCSX2 is not actually using your nvidia card(you can see what is used in the pcsx2 console window or if the blue\red light on your power button is red)
2.You are using 1.4.0 and probably the game don't work very well there
3.You are playing on battery and windows is triggering some power saving feature(there is no need to change the power plan to anything other than balanced while the laptop is plugged in)

And btw 2.6 is the base speed,it can go up to 3.5 but only on one of the cores,usually it's up to 3.2ghz on all cores

If I remember correctly,there was some GSdx option(enabled by default)that makes the game really slow in certain places but that was because of a bug which is probably fixed on the latest beta
https://buildbot.orphis.net/pcsx2/
Well, I do keep my laptop plugged in while gaming, I do know how laptops work with power saving, immediately switching to the Intel integrated graphics when you run anything off the battery. And I checked the GPU being used several times, it is my 1060. I guess you're right, I'll have to deal with the slowdowns. Thanks for the info. I'll refrain from OC even though it's tempting.
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