Originally Posted by kmare
do you get ~1000 fps with glxgears even when you're not doing anything else? are you sure you have "direct rendering: yes"? what's your system spec? also please provide a nvidia-bug-report...
That's about right for that card, I think.
My Geforce 4mx 440 pulled over 4000, while my 6200 pulls a bit over 1000 generally.
As to why, I can't answer, but games are faster on this card than my MX.