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Old 10th May 2013, 03:30 AM
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Uh, the second one that you said.

Interpreting an N64 machine operation follows the usual algorithm of the Fetch-Decode-Execute cycle of life. The virtual instruction copy of the real N64 MIPS instruction is executed in pure software (a function call per iteration).

Recompiling an N64 machine operation reads the real N64 MIPS instruction and writes the hardware equivalent of it on our own Intel PCs to our physical processors' instruction cache; thus it is executed in pure hardware (a function call per entire code block).

The two are entirely separate enough that one option is completely separate from the other in most cases.
You use only either one or the other.
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