Originally posted by Aussie
You need to install the nvidia linux driver to get 3d hardware acceleration, the instructions are in the README, I recomend you print a copy for reference during the install.
I would recommend you read them twice.
I have installed them 5 times on 5 machines, and it is very easy and straighforward, however, follow the instructions to the LETTER. (i.e. don't forget to change your XF86Config). Also, I always use the 'Upgrading from RPM procedure' INSTEAD of the 'Install from RPM', since it works whether the RPMs pre-exist or not.
Can't stress any more strongly, follow instructiosn to the letter.
Also, before the upgrade, open a console and enter
After 20 seconds, write down the average speed. I went from ~550 to 7000 fps.