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Old 04-16-08, 07:44 AM   #107
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Default Re: 8400M GS : Low performences

Take again a look at my Xorg.conf here nf

And try several InitialPixmapPlacement values.
Here 1 works fine, but usually 2 should perform better
I used options from your xorg and I did tests with different InitialPixmapPlacement values. It's strange, but there wasn't almost any difference in performance +/- 3secs (there was some improvement with 169.12 and I'll do tests with this driver too). I did only gtkperf -a -c 100.

Then please tell me what distribution,
what version of X11 you are using,
whether this is x86 or x86_64,
what driver version etc
I'm using Kubuntu 8.04 right now, but I used earlier versions before, Ubuntu and Xubuntu 7.10, Fedora 8 and Archlinux and performance was comparable. I'll install Archlinux and do some more testing.
X.Org X Server, nvidia driver 173.08.

When I typed: nvidia-settings --glxinfo there was an error:

ERROR: Error fetching GLX Information: Unknown Error

Maybe there are some library conflicts. When drawing box by a cursor on desktop, xorg cpu usage is almost 100%. Direct rendering is enabled and 3D acceleration works. I'm not using laptop so I suppose that powermizer doesn't affect performance.


Thanks for your patience.
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