CPU cycles in DOSbox

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CPU cycles in DOSbox

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Is there really any way to be able to know the exact CPU cycle setting that would make a game run at normal speed, or is it just hit and miss? I thought that there might be some way or formula or approx. per game size or fps or something you could use to get the correct CPU and make it run correctly. I noticed that a guess in the below post seemed to have the same question; maybe this would be something to include in one of your "DOSbox troubles" stickies to prevent further questions.
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Most of the games don't have problem with fast CPUs, so the higher you set it the better.

For the few games that do have speed problems, perhaps you can run a slowdown utility inside DOSBox, instead of having to tweak the CPU cycles all the time.
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