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Author Topic: Whats the best mame software to use with Nvidia 8800GT, S-Video Out, old CRT TV?  (Read 814 times)

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Belvin

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Specs

- Windows XP
- Nvidia 8800 GT
- S-Video Out
- Old CRT Analog TV
- Two USB Joysticks

What Mame software should I use so the resolutions, refresh rate and all that are perfect so tehre's no screen shaking, jitter, etc?

I'm currently using Mame, but I think I should be using something else right?

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Bump, any advice?

For an NVIDIA card outtping to an old analog TV, should I use advanceMame or GroovyMame?

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I ended up using AdvanceMame.  It's an old analog CRT monitor and advance mame shows it using 60h refresh rate at a super lower resolution. I think it was something like 300ish by 200ish.  Hoepfully that doesn't cause it any damage, but supposedly advancemame figures all that stuff out for you automatically. We'll see if my video card or TV dies in the next few months, lol.

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What I can say, from perspective of groovymame user and gamer that is looking for arcade feel usage of XP and NVidia card and s-video is not the best way. After reading forum You will realize that most people are using groovymame combined with Radeon card and CRT TV or monitor.

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As far as I understand, the card does the processing via S-video out. Any build of MAME should be fine. AdvanceMAME does not support that card for svgawin. The resolution it reports is scaled.