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Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Irinikus - 03-01-2019

This video gives you some kind of idea as to the performance you can expect when running SoftWindows 95 on a Tezro:




RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Irinikus - 03-02-2019

Here's a side by side comparison between the standard Doom that you get with IRIX and Doom95 running in SoftWindows:

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Doom95 is way superior and it runs extremely well!

I've just loaded DoomII.wad into Doom95 and it's running perfectly under SoftWindows 95:

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RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Axatax - 03-02-2019

What version of SoftWindows is this?


RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Irinikus - 03-02-2019

(03-02-2019, 10:05 PM)Axatax Wrote:  What version of SoftWindows is this?

It's SoftWindows95-5.0-IRIX


RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - jan-jaap - 03-02-2019

(03-02-2019, 10:08 PM)Irinikus Wrote:  It's SoftWindows95-5.0-IRIX
FWIW: SoftWindows95 v4.0 is considered more stable and faster than v5.0


RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - eudatux23 - 03-02-2019

Does it still have the same features like resizable window changing the resolution?


RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Axatax - 03-02-2019

It would be interesting to run some benchmarks between these two.


RE: Running SoftWindows 95 in IRIX - Irinikus - 03-03-2019

(03-02-2019, 10:46 PM)jan-jaap Wrote:  
(03-02-2019, 10:08 PM)Irinikus Wrote:  It's SoftWindows95-5.0-IRIX
FWIW: SoftWindows95 v4.0 is considered more stable and faster than v5.0

What's the reason for version 4.0's increased stability and speed?

I've noticed that you can't update drivers such as your DirectX drivers without problems. (wouldn't version 5.0 therefore have better compatibility with certain programs?)