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Dolphin in HD! 6 years, 6 months ago #2956

In FAQ: www.dolphin-emulator.com/faq.html#play%20in%20high%20definition

If you want to play in 720p go to "Graphics -> Direct3D" and change the Window Size to 1280x720. For 1080p simply choose 1920x1080.

I tested on Mac (except the Direct3D part), even with 1080p on a HDTV - it still looks bad! But today I tested this:

Graphics->Enhancement->2x native
Graphics->General->1280x720

The result is simply amazing. The frame rate drops about 5fps, but the result is worth it!

Re: Dolphin in HD! 6 years, 6 months ago #2960

What games are you running and what is the spec of your Mac hardware?
For me, in the past, running Dolphin has nearly caused my Mac to catch fire.
I was pulling maybe 15fps on New Super Mario Bros. if memory serves right. (too slow to be playable).

Re: Dolphin in HD! 6 years, 6 months ago #2962

I am primary playing Mario Kart Wii - and we got about 40-50fps for native 1x (SD) and 35-45fps for native 2x (720p). Playing 2 players dropped to about 25-35fps. Most GameCube games play at slightly faster speed.

I am using a lowest end Mac Mini (just bought a few months ago), you can check the spec in Apple Store.

Re: Dolphin in HD! 6 years, 6 months ago #2969

Here's my answer for New Super Mario Bros. In 720p, using my Mac Mini, I got:

- frame limit off: about 50fps, but fluctuate a lot.
- frame limit auto: 60fps, with some fluctuation.

Frame limit auto is better than off - I am a little surprise. I only test the beginning of the first level, since I don't know how to play this game!

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