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Old 07-30-10, 04:12 PM   #5
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Default Re: Poor 2D Performance

Originally Posted by danix View Post
Firefox sometimes allocates large pixmaps which exceed the hardware limitations of the GPU. These pixmaps have to be handled by a slow software fallback.
So why is performance so good with the nouveau or old nv driver?

Are they using a special hidden GPU?
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