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Old 06-18-08, 04:04 PM   #17
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Default Re: Slow Firefox-Performance with NVIDA

After a little chat with firefox dev, they told me the main difference between FF2 and FF3 for the rendering speed is Xrender, which normaly boost the rendering engine, but can have side effects with some cards.

I decided to run a benchmark of NVIDIA drivers with the xrenderbenchmark, the results are here :

As you can figure, the NVIDIA drivers are pretty slow when it has to deal with large pixels area ..
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