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Old 11-26-2003, 04:47 PM   #1
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Question Testing NVIDIA card performance under Madrake 9.2


Hi all,

At last I have my NVIDIA card up and running (Mandrake 9.2 distro, without the kernel sources, with the LG drive flash). Couldn't have made it without the postings here.

Since it is still a bit slow I have been looking around and keep finding postings of people measuring frame rates with "gears" or "glxgears". All I get when running these programs is a bunch of turning wheels in a window.

Question (yes i am a newbe): how can I get "gears" to show me frame rates ???

thnks frnks
 
Old 11-26-2003, 04:55 PM   #2
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Start it from a terminal :}

man glxgears
is good reading, too.


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Old 11-26-2003, 08:51 PM   #3
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Good way to test that CPU heatsink too. Makes it run at 100% till you hit ctrl c.

Later

 
Old 11-27-2003, 02:02 PM   #4
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Thanks,

Sometimes things turn out to be simple. I installed the manpages as well.

Getting 150 FPS at full screen, CPU fan giving a steady hum in the background.

Thanks again!!!
 
Old 11-27-2003, 04:09 PM   #5
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Pleasure :}


Enjoy your system! And getting the
man pages was a very wise decision,
they are THE source of information,
really.


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