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Vulkan backend for the Dolphin emulator is now feature complete

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On the github pull request to bring in the Vulkan backend for the Dolphin emulator, it now reads as feature complete.

For those that don't know what Dolphin is, it's an emulator for playing GameCube and Wii games on your PC.

QuoteNow feature-complete, time for clean-ups/bug-fixing/performance work.


Impressive work as always from the community, according to the comments someone on an AMD processor has been experiencing much better performance when testing it out. That's great to see.

You can see the pull request for it on github here.

I do love that emulators exist, as they are important for keeping old systems alive not only for historical purposes but for when your systems become so old they no longer work. ROMS being a grey are or not, it's still awesome.
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Ehvis 23 July 2016 at 11:50 am UTC
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That was done pretty quickly. Impressive job!
tuubi 23 July 2016 at 12:28 pm UTC
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Nice to see that this new Vulkan backend is a bit faster on Windows/AMD than their slightly more mature DX12 backend according to comments. Doesn't mean anything, but still feels good.
Segata Sanshiro 23 July 2016 at 1:44 pm UTC
Might get set this up again at some point and play some Gamecube games at 1080p with enhanced graphics
grenadecx 23 July 2016 at 2:59 pm UTC
Gamecube games looks gorgeous with 3x/4x increased internal resolution. I'm amazed on how flawless most games runs, even Wii games.
ElectricPrism 23 July 2016 at 8:17 pm UTC
I will definitely use this.
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