On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 14:54 +0000, Conor Wynne wrote:
> > On 30 Nov 2004, at 13:11, Conor Wynne wrote:
> >> Ah Niall, you have one of those fancy OSS supported chips. Can you run
> >> "glxgears" and tell me what frame rate you get.
> >> Its not super acurate but it will give me an idea is its worth buying.
> > 230/240 fps. I bet that isn't very good but I could care less - I just
> > want to get it working dual head. I certainly have done nothing to make
> > 3D work nicely.
>> So buying that card would make the performance _worse_ than the G200.
> You should be getting approx 5000 FPS to play any sort of modern game.
>> Sure 230/240 FPS is good enough for tuxracer, forget about anything decent.
>which is a complete load of codswallop. The 9200 is perfectly capable of
running stuff the G200 could only dream of.
glxgears is a useless comparitive benchmark. It relies on the resolution
the screen is being run at and various other differences.
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