Talk:PS1 Tests

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Condensing GPU Table[edit]

I was thinking of condensing some of the GPU tests as some tests are made up of many smaller tests. For instance 'HO RECT' is made up of 8 different rectangle tests, and if it doesn't pass them all it gets a fail, so I think things like Poly Mono (and the other primitives) should do that as well. It wouldn't really be a loss of information as nothing's passed just 1 rectangle test and failed the rest, and it would cut down the table by ~100 columns. --SonofUgly (talk) 15:46, 15 January 2015 (EST)

+1. It does look a bit bulky at the moment; as long as we're sure it's all-or-nothing for those tests then I see no point showing sub-tests. Murrigan (talk) 16:02, 15 January 2015 (EST)

PS1 Accuracy Test files?[edit]

I recently found the PS1 Accuracy Tests section of the wiki and loved it. I've done several batches of accuracy tests for Android emulators before, posting the results mostly on r/emulation on reddit. (Example: My NES Android Emulator Accuracy Tests). I have started work on testing the various Android emulators, and for ePSXe and FPSe just running the .exe's from amidog just fine. But for other emulators they seem to want an bin/cue or iso file, such as PCSX-ReARMed. I wanted to reach out to you since you seem to be the main tester, did you convert the files to bin/cue? Am I just missing something? If you did convert them somehow can you tell me how you did or link me to new versions of the test files?

Simply rename the exe file to "psx.exe" and make a bin/cue file with that in it. Then launch it in the emulator/real hardware.

Yeah, some emulators need mastered disc images, there's a tutorial on PSXDEV for using the Psy-Q SDK. And here are the ISOs I made. --SonofUgly (talk) 13:55, 3 September 2015 (EDT)
Fantastic, thanks for those! They helped tremendously! A follow up question. For Mednafen, I managed to run all the GPU tests except for the AREA tests, which couldn't complete. It would go through the first couple tests then just give me a black screen no matter how long I let it wait (I let it sit overnight). Have you had this issue? Also for any PCSX-ReARMed based emu (RetroArch core and ClassicBoy) I simply can't get it to open the CPU and CPX tests, they just fail right away. I'll try to make the .iso's myself later but also did you encounter this issue? For both Mednafen and PCSX-ReARMed I do have the three BIOS' in the directory.----Driscoll42 (talk) 11:37, 5 September 2015 (EDT)
Nope, the AREA tests passed fine for me with mednafen. CPU tests failed on to boot on PCSX-ReARMed, but CPX worked (though it failed all tests). Probably not the issue but just in case, make sure you have the correct BIOS, there was a bad PAL BIOS floating around not long ago and these tests are in PAL. --SonofUgly (talk) 13:41, 5 September 2015 (EDT)