View Single Post
Old 07-26-06, 07:32 AM   #117
d4rk74m4
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 72
Default Re: Slow AA text rendering in KDE

Quote:
Originally Posted by d13f00l
Ok...Vesa is 2.5 vs Nvidia's 13s...nevermind

I'm an idiot, something obviously _IS_ wrong with the Nvidia driver, but I wonder what that is?
Well, there's probably not anything *wrong* with the driver as such. My guess is that the driver is falling back to software rendering, which would mean they need to pull data from video ram back into system ram (*slow*).

With vesa, the data is already in system ram obviously - so it'll be faster than an accelerated driver's software fallbacks anyday.
d4rk74m4 is offline   Reply With Quote