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Re: [opensuse] 32 bit SuSE on 64 bit CPU
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 17:57:18 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701221757.18900.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 22 January 2007 01:40, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >Glxgears is as good a "quick measure" as anything else.
>
> The problem lies therein that graphics drivers may take shortcuts.
> Such as writing only changed frames (as in "bitmap you see onscreen")
> to the hw, leading to an artificially higher fps rate.

While that may be true, it would seem mostly to be germane when
comparing two different graphics cards.

But I don't see how it could affect the very SAME hardware running
a 64bit vs a 32bit install.

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