Apps running faster?

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  1. 2o2

    2o2 Member

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    since the ipod touch 2G's processor is faster than the 1G, when the 2G is jailbroken, will apps such as NES run faster and more smoothly on the 2G ipods?
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    it is expected that they will run faster...
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    You may not see a difference with NES, because the hardware can more than handle it as it is:

    NES: 1MHz.
    iPod touch (First Generation): 412MHz? (Help me out here, my memory is failing me)!

    It's a general rule of thumb that emulation requires about 10x the processor speed to emulate at full speed. The iPod touch (either generation) has over 400x the speed of an NES, so the hardware isn't an issue. To be honest, I think any lag is created by the software.
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    can you explain why an emulator needs 10x the speed? what makes you have to run that much quicker? Something to do with converting it or?...
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    so the emulator can run smoothly without have to skip frames or play without sound i assume
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    Clock rate only matters if you are comparing the same kinds of CPUs. I'd imagine that the CPUs are similar in both the 1g and 2g. From what I understand, the 2G has a higher clock rate at 533mhz, so yes, it can process the same amount of data faster.

    But will it run NES faster? Who knows.
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    i think that it will depend on how much you have depending on ram, right?
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    jlgm25 Well-Known Member

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    what's the difference between 400 MHz and 500 MHz? lol.
    maybe, just maybe or theoretically speaking, it will run just maybe a bit smooth*.

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