GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

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GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby jrusso4587 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:04 am

Hi all,
When playing some games (mostly ones with 3-D elements) on the Amazon Fire TV Stick which I recently purchased , they run much slower than I would expect, even on a low powered device like this. When I load up the same roms in My Boy, they run fine.

Is there something I can do to speed up GBA games through some kind of configuration setting or changing the shader. I have run out of ideas.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby fcatrin » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:29 pm

GBA should run fine in most devices. I don't have a Fire Stick to test, but I can ask some people to see if they have the same problem or not
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby jrusso4587 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:42 pm

Thank you. Much appreciated.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby fcatrin » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:17 pm

Nobody else have reported the problem yet :-/
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby zypheratus » Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:06 pm

Hi, I have a Fire TV HD Stick and also noticed problems with the gba emulator on RetroX, specifically on Metroid Zero Mission the audio sounds choppy and the gameplay is not working at full speed, it is somehow playable but not consistent.I Tried My Boy emulator and all games I played work pretty good so it can be confirmed the amazon fire tv stick can handle gba pretty well.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby zypheratus » Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:01 pm

Any updates on gameboy advance running on Fire HD Stick? I updated to the latest retrox apk and it is still having problems specially with the sound.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby fcatrin » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:42 pm

Can you try that device with the current standalone RetroArch + GBA core?
May be I just need to update the GBA core to fix it
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby Ratbag » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:45 pm

I noticed that retrox gba emulation wasn't on a par with say, myoldboy or other standalone emulators. I'll test retroarch core soon.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby fcatrin » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:49 pm

Ratbag wrote:I noticed that retrox gba emulation wasn't on a par with say, myoldboy or other standalone emulators. I'll test retroarch core soon.


RetroX uses RetroArch for GBA, so we depend on that one's performance.
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Re: GBA Emulator on Amazon Fire TV Stick Very Slow

Postby zypheratus » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:58 pm

fcatrin wrote:Can you try that device with the current standalone RetroArch + GBA core?
May be I just need to update the GBA core to fix it

Ok I'm gonna try and I'll report my findings.

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