Best version of Pandoras box

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Best version of Pandoras box

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Hi all,

Not sure if this belongs here or not but can anyone recommend the best version of the Pandoras Box?

I keep looking at consolised ones & each version seems to have so many new additions but just wondered from peoples experience how they stack up with each revision

Is it worth just getting the latest or are the older ones just as good?

Thanks

Neil
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6 is the best as it has a Quad Core CPU, it can run Mortal Combats, Nba Jam and Rampage WT, you can't do that on previous versions, but overall they are a screen tearing fest.
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Neil

I have 5 , it does the job for me. Am not worried about sound issues or certain games, just a quick blast here and there. It was £35 :lol:

One thing to note , these are chamma not jamma , so you will need to rewire if you are running jamma wiring
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The others like 9s are bootlegs of a bootleg and supposedly run poorly. If you want "official" it is the one sold on aliexpress through the 3AGames store front. Even most on amazon/ebay are not theirs.
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I have played a few and hated them. Any slow down or screen tear annoys me to no end.
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I've heard the 4 (not the 4s) is supposed to be the best of the bunch. Least compatibility issues and best performance. Haven't heard a lot about the newer ones.
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From my experience they suck. If a game doesn’t play right it annoys me to no end. I’m actually surprised they still haven’t figured it out but thankfully we have mist and now mister to get people working on getting something as close as possible to the original games. Groovymame setup properly is great too. I just can’t do any less but for what they cost, if you can live without perfection go for it.
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A raspberry PI 4 will be just as good and you can tweak it and run other emulators.

I have a Pandora-6 and for the £40 it cost me it works well enough - but playing some of the games is annoying due to screen-tear, juddering, slowdowns and odd sound.

You almost need a list of "Duff" games so you can switch them off in the menu so only the decent ones are selectable.
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Pandora Box is a real waste
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