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Windows 7: Is my card Overclocked?

01 May 2010   #1
grantsaylor

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Is my card Overclocked?

So I admit that I use emulators (I do video walkthroughs on YouTube), but today when I tired to record a segment on my Playstation Emulator the thing was running super fast, so i checked and everything was on normal settings, then I checked my Nintendo 64 emulator and it also was running REALLY fast. If you want an example I posted a video on YouTube of why I had to quit doing walkthroughs (it shows the high speeds)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIWfEetWclY

So anyways, its only the 3D emulators that run all fast, the 2D emulators run semi-okay. What is wrong?...its to the point where I can almost see my entire computer running faster than normal. Your help/solution is really appreciated.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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01 May 2010   #2
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grantsaylor View Post
So I admit that I use emulators (I do video walkthroughs on YouTube), but today when I tired to record a segment on my Playstation Emulator the thing was running super fast, so i checked and everything was on normal settings, then I checked my Nintendo 64 emulator and it also was running REALLY fast. If you want an example I posted a video on YouTube of why I had to quit doing walkthroughs (it shows the high speeds)

YouTube - Done with walkthroughs for right now

So anyways, its only the 3D emulators that run all fast, the 2D emulators run semi-okay. What is wrong?...its to the point where I can almost see my entire computer running faster than normal. Your help/solution is really appreciated.
Do you have a dual-core processor by any chance?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #3
grantsaylor

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grantsaylor View Post
So I admit that I use emulators (I do video walkthroughs on YouTube), but today when I tired to record a segment on my Playstation Emulator the thing was running super fast, so i checked and everything was on normal settings, then I checked my Nintendo 64 emulator and it also was running REALLY fast. If you want an example I posted a video on YouTube of why I had to quit doing walkthroughs (it shows the high speeds)

YouTube - Done with walkthroughs for right now

So anyways, its only the 3D emulators that run all fast, the 2D emulators run semi-okay. What is wrong?...its to the point where I can almost see my entire computer running faster than normal. Your help/solution is really appreciated.
Do you have a dual-core processor by any chance?
Yes, my processor is Pentium Dual-Core
CPU T4400 2.20GHz 2.20GHz
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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01 May 2010   #4
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There's a setting in the program for you to limit the frame rate. It will say something similar to this: Limit frame rate to 60 f.p.s.

Without the frame rate limited, the game is running at its maximim.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #5
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Sometimes with PlayStation emulators, having multiple cores makes it run that many times faster. Try setting the affinity for the process in the task manager to just one core:

CRTL + Shift + Esc, right-click the process, "Set Affinity", choose just one core [uncheck the second] and see if that helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #6
grantsaylor

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
Sometimes with PlayStation emulators, having multiple cores makes it run that many times faster. Try setting the affinity for the process in the task manager to just one core:

CRTL + Shift + Esc, right-click the process, "Set Affinity", choose just one core [uncheck the second] and see if that helps.
Nope
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