Shmup Input Lag Database

*Consistency Explanation*

I don’t like using number like 6.5 or 6.25 frames because that kind of misrepresents how input lag works. A game cannot perform an action between frames, the action either occurs on frame 6 or frame 7. Using figures 6.5 represents that half the time the action occurs on frame 6 and the other half on frame 7, but this is kind of vague which is why I added the consistency rating. It clarifies how often a game is hitting the input with the lowest amount of input lag. Most games are actually consistent about what frames they respond on (hence 100%), but some games do alternate in responsiveness for whatever reason. 

My methodology and how I test for lag/my equipment setup:       (link)

Examples of what my lag test results look like:                               (link)

*: additional entries by Zaarock with a similar setup

        
PlatformGameInput Lag FramesSwitch Input Lag
(Wired to Dock)
Consistancy%VsyncMonitor TypeInput Type
Nintendo SwitchAzure Reflections5 (Wireless)6 (Wired)50% (or 5.5f)ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Blazing Star56100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Danmaku Unlimited 345100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Darius Cosmic Collection45100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Devil Engine45100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Esp.Ra.De. Psi45100%ConsoleHandheld Mode
(Same as CRT)
Hori Split Pad PAro
Built in Light
Dragon Blaze
(City Connection)
78100%ConsoleHandheld ModeHori Split Pad Pro
Built in Light
Gunbird67100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Gunbird II67100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Ikaruga45100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Rival Megagun67100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Sisters Royale67100%ConsoleHandheld ModeHori Split Pad Pro
Built in Light
Strikers 1945
(City Connection)
78100%ConsoleHandheld ModeHori Split Pad Pro
Built in Light
Strikers 1945 II
(City Connection)
78100%ConsoleHandheld ModeHori Split Pad Pro
Built in Light
Strikers 1945 II
(ZeroDiv)
78100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Strikers 1945 III
(City Connection)
67
100%ConsoleHandheld ModeHori Split Pad Pro
Built in Light
Thunder Force Collection34100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Padhack Pro Controller
Windows PCBlue Revolver2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
Crimson Clover World Iginition4100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
Danmaku Unlimited 33100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
Dodonpachi
(ShmupArch)
2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu
(Steam)
3100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
DoDonPachi DaiOuJou
Black Label +
(Xenia)
350%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
Deathsmiles
(Steam)
3100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
Deathsmiles
(Xenia)
3100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
Devil Engine3100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama
(Steam)
3100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
Mushihimesama Futari
(Xenia 360 Emu)
2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
ring^-272100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Ultimate Board
StellaVanity*3100%OFF (Timer), Stabilization OFFCRT (VGA)Hori EX-SE (360)
ZeroRanger2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
ShmupArchArmed Police Batrider3100%OFFCRT (VGA) Brooks Universal Board
Battle Garegga
(To Match Saturn)
3 100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Universal Board
Dodonpachi2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Brooks Universal Board
Ketsui 2100%FREESYNC!!IPS Monitor
LG 34GK950
Gaming Monitor
(144fps)
Hori VX-SA (360)
Ketsui2100%OFFCRT (VGA)Hori VX-SA (360)
Xbox 360Akai Katana425%
4.75
(Just like SDOJ)
ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Deathsmiles3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Deathsmiles II4100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu3100% ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu
Black Label
3100% ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
DoDonPachi DaiOuJou
Black Label +
3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou425%
4.75
(5f during middle of stage,
4 at beginning and end
with no enemies on screen.)
ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Espgaluda II3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Guwange425%
4.75
(Just like SDOJ)
ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Ikaruga3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Ketsui3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Muchi Muchi Pork4100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama 3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama Futari2100%No Vsync (0)
(In Extra Options)
CRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama Futari3100%Default
(Set to "1" in
options menu)
CRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Pink Sweets5100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Radiant Silvergun*5100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Hori EX-SE (360)
Raiden IV4100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Raiden Fighters Aces3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
PS4Battle Garegga
Rev 2016
Lag Reduction ON
4100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Fighting Commander 4
Battle Garegga
Rev 2016
Lag Reduction OFF
6100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Fighting Commander 4
Ketsui Deathtiny
Lag reduction ON
(No point in turning it off)
3100%ConsoleCRT (VGA)Fighting Commander 4
PCBKetsui (PGM)2100%On (Hardware)CRT (S-Video)Hori VX-SA (360)
Aka & Blue Type-R 1.1.0 (exA-Arcadia)*5100%On (Hardware)CRT (DVI -> VGA)Sega JVS I/O Type-2
PS2Dodonpachi DaiOuJou (White Label)3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Padhack PS1 Pad
Sega SaturnBatsugun3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Padhack Saturn Pad
Battle Garegga3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Padhack Saturn Pad
Dodonpachi3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Padhack Saturn Pad
Radiant Silvergun3100%ConsoleCRT (S-Video)Padhack Saturn Pad
GrooveyMameDodonpachi DaiOuJou (Black Label)
(6 Frame Delay ON)
3100%OFF!CRT VGAHori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama Futari
(7 Frame Delay On)
4100%OFFCRT VGAHori VX-SA (360)
Mushihimesama Futari
(7 Frame Delay On)
5100%ONCRT VGAHori VX-SA (360)
Kestui
(5 Frame Delay)
3100%OFFCRT VGABrooks Universal Fight Board
Mushihimesama Futari
(v.214)
4100%OFFCRT VGABrooks Universal Fight Board
Mushihimesama
(v.214)
4100%OFFCRT VGABrooks Universal Fight Board
MAME (LowLatency ON)Battle Garegga5100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Deathsmiles4100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Dodonpachi3100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Dodonpachi DFK4100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Ibara3.550%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Mushihimesama3.550%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Mushi Futari3100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
MAME (LowLatency OFF)Dodonpachi4100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Mushi Futari
4100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
ShmupmameDodonpachi3100%OFFDirect TestKeyboard
Dodonpachi DaiOuJou (Black Label)
[CRT EMU Driver Used]
3100%OFFCRT VGAHori VX-SA (360)
Ketsui
[No CRT EMU Driver]
3100%OFFCRT VGAHori VX-SA (360)
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