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Old 06-01-10, 05:07 PM   #4
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Default Re: KDE + Nvidia = Tearing

Originally Posted by xazero View Post
Thanks, i changed the preferred mode to maximum performance and it actually seems to be helping somehow.
But i just realized that if i run glxgears the kwin fps plugin reports ~30 fps while
the output of glxgears reports ~300 frames per 5 seconds (~60fps) that makes me think that kwins vsync and
nvidias vsync dont get along.

any thoughts?
Well 30 fps indicates that there is a double wait ... i.e enable either kwin's sync to vblank or enable at the driver level but not *both*.
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