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Config: General Display Plugins
Graphics: General Advanced
DSP-HLE: HLE
DSP-LLE: LLE
Credits: Credits

Graphics - Advanced


Enable Wireframe

What it does:
Renders only vectors.

Advantage:
Looks awesome.

Disadvantage:
Why would you want to play a game like this?


Disable Textures

What it does:
Disables texturing, colors will be used instead.

Advantage:
Speedup

Disadvantage:
No textures.


Disable Destination Alpha Pass

What it does:
Skips the destionation alpha pass.

Advantage:
Speedup

Disadvantage:
May break some effects in various games.


Disable Lighting

What it does:
Disables the emulation of pixel shading.

Advantage:
Speedup

Disadvantage:
No lighting effects.


Disable Fog

What it does:
Prevents the game from rendering particles

Advantage:
Improved Performance

Disadvantage:
No particle effects.


Show FPS

What it does:
Displays your current framerate in frames per second.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Show Projection Stats

What it does:
Displays projection stats

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Show EFB Copy Regions

What it does:
Outlines regions where efb copies have been used.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Show Various Statistics

What it does:
Displays various statistics.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Show Texture Format

What it does:
Displays the texture format used by the game.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-

Enable XFB

What it does:
-

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Enable Real XFB

What it does:
-

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-



Dump Textures

What it does:
Dumps textures to a /user directory.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Dump EFB Target

What it does:
Dumps efb copies to a /user directory.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Free Look

What it does:
Allows the camera to move around freely instead of using the games camera position.

Advantage:
Lets you look around the game world without any restrictions.

Disadvantage:
Games will not function properly.


Enable Hires Texture Loading

What it does:
Allows the emulator to replace the games native textures with textures stored in the dolphin directory.

Advantage:
Allows you to use custom textures.

Disadvantage:
-


Dump Frames

What it does:
Dumps rendered frames to a /user directory.

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-


Crop

What it does:
Cuts off part of the screen so that the render output aspect ration matches your display's aspect ratio.

Advantage:
Matching aspect ratios.

Disadvantage:
Cuts off part of your field of view.


Enable DList Caching

What it does:
Caches the display list.

Advantage:
Speedup.

Disadvantage:
Causes problems with many games.


Enable OpenCL
Requires a OpenCl 1.x compatible graphics card, driver, and os

What it does:
Uses your graphics card to decode texture

Advantage:
Reduces stuttering and improves framerate in some games

Disadvantage:
May be inaccurate for some games and result in graphical glitches (eg Eternal Darkness)


Enable Hotkeys

What it does:
Enables the use of hotkeys

Advantage:
-

Disadvantage:
-