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Ps1 games slow on ps2

Why do Playstation 1 games run slow on my Playstation 2.. all my ps2 games run normal but any ps1 game that I run it goes slow on me.. (mostly its the sound) Thanks

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It's because the CD's that the PS2 is designed to be used for are DVD (discs) these have more complex data on them and thus the low level discs are read with such intensity that they cannot declare all the information on them!

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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Cause they're older and the ps2 games are faster and better than ps1

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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Mainly because the ps2 runs on better software for the ps1 so it will run slower because the ps2 is a much more advanced piece of technology and is used to games of its own software not of ones of others...

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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PLAYSTATION 1 IS BASED ON OLD TECQNIQUE SO WHAT IT IS SLOW ON PS2

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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Because ps1 games are for ps1 and ps2 games are for ps2

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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    because ps1 games are for ps1 and ps2 games are for ps2

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