AdvMame pi2 performance

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    Hi everyone!
    I was thinking to use Advmame with a full set of 0.106 roms to emulate all arcade games (old style games + neo geo + cpsx games) in retropie.
    Is it possible with the pi2? I read advmame performance was bad with the old pi.
    thank You!



    I’m wondering the same thing. Does the faster Pi 2 make up for the slowness of AdvanceMAME enough to make it worth using it instead of MAME4ALL?

    I can’t get my trackball to work with MAME4ALL, so I’m thinking about trying AdvanceMAME instead.



    No advmame is very laggy.
    You can use fba libretro which uses a very recent romset version and runs above 3000 arcade games.
    Performance are very good on pi2.



    I thought the performance was pretty good, but maybe I’m not very picky 🙂

    Remember that RetroPie 3.0.0 comes with both Advmame .094 and 1.2
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    I guess I”m not picky either; for all the stuff I care about (late 70’s – mid 80’s, especially Trak-Ball games) it runs great. No lag on my end. I did have to crank up the sensitivity settings for analog controls to get the proper feel, but I have to do that with my MAME 0.157 setup on my MacBook Pro too.

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