Sunday, September 27, 2009

Related to the previous post:

bryan@baal:~$ glxgears
Running synchronized to the vertical refresh. The framerate should be
approximately 1/195213 the monitor refresh rate.
15438 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3087.536 FPS
15345 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3068.929 FPS
15339 frames in 5.0 seconds = 3067.797 FPS
XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0.0"
after 50 requests (49 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
bryan@baal:~$ lspci | grep ATI
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV730 PRO [Radeon HD 4650]
01:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc R700 Audio Device [Radeon HD 4000 Series]

The Radeon plays Half-Life Episode 2 with low/medium detail at playable framerates (through WINE). But even this is a slow card compared to the higher end cards (and especially Nvidia cards in Linux).

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