RPCEmu real speed

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RPCEmu real speed

Post by zolbatar » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:40 am

I might be being dumb, ArcEm of course runs at native speed, but RPCEmu runs as fast as possible. This is great when doing things like compiles (faster than the Pi) but I want to test whether my stuff will run at a reasonable speed on a real machine.

So, does RPCEmu bother at all trying to be realistic in terms of performance?
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Re: RPCEmu real speed

Post by flibble » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:04 pm

zolbatar wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:40 am
So, does RPCEmu bother at all trying to be realistic in terms of performance?
Nope.

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Re: RPCEmu real speed

Post by zolbatar » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:11 pm

flibble wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:04 pm
Nope.
Cheers. It's actually useful that it doesn't but I am working on some code I wanted to test. I'll have to get willing volunteers to speed check it for me!
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Re: RPCEmu real speed

Post by helpful » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:19 pm

But what would be the speed of a "real" RiscPC? There were lots of different processor types and clock speeds, plus many different disc interfaces.
RISC OS User Group Of London - http://www.rougol.jellybaby.net/
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