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First post, by msayed1977

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When I run "RUNME.BAT" in Titus The Fox game with auto CPU speed, it runs with MIDI sound.
When I do the same with "50000" cycles per second, the game runs with PC Speaker sound.
Please tell me if that is normal or not, and what to do.
I hope there will be a fix for that if it is a bug.

Reply 1 of 3, by Yesterplay80

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The game fails to detect the sound card with too many cycles:

Titus the Fox with SB16

My full-featured DOSBox SVN builds (without debugger) for Windows: Vanilla DOSBox and DOSBox ECE (Enhanced Community Edition)

Reply 2 of 3, by ripsaw8080

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Quite a few games fail to detect sound hardware with high cycles because they use counter loops instead of more accurate timing methods.

50K cycles is definitely excessive for a 1992 game.

BTW, cycles in DOSBox are CPU instructions per millisecond, so 50K cycles is 50 million instructions per second.