I can confirm that FFX and DQ8 runs on my SMB/Windows XP-rig without a single lag in FMV.
Originally Posted by reprep
I had however big problems with lag on both Win Vista and Win 7 due to Windows automatically searching for an internet connection each 5 minutes or so.
I was unable to turn this function off despite hours of trial and error.
The solution was to install Win XP.
PS2 Slim SCPH-77004 with FMCB 1.8
(Modded with Matrix Infinity)
Running OPL 0.8
SMB w/ crossed cable in Windows XP with a computer dedicated to only PS2-loading.
HDD: Samsung G3 1TB
TOTALLY LAG FREE - BOTH IN-GAME AND FMV.
PS2 Slim SCPH-70004
(Unmodded, still boxed & factory sealed)