[quake2] ati-driver and q2 performance
brendanburns at comcast.net
Sat Mar 19 13:52:45 EST 2005
I'm not sure, but it is almost certainly either:
a) Some graphics effect used by vanilla q2 that is not used by q2max,
that is being done in software on your computer
b) Some manipulation of OpenGL settings that q2max is using to improve
the performance of your card.
What is your graphics card? What drivers?
On Mar 19, 2005, at 1:30 PM, Anders Storsveen wrote:
> wow! this is strange! when I start quake2-qmax I get like a stable
> 200fps in 800x600, but with regular quake2 I get like 50-70 fps in
> 640x480! What the hell is going on ?!
> On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 13:40:02 +0100, Anders Storsveen
> <wakko at generation.no> wrote:
>> I have the same fps in both glx and sdl in quake2. quake3 is always
>> On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 03:52:06 +0100, Nelson Marques
>> <nmarques at netvisao.pt> wrote:
>>> You forgot prolly the most important, SDL or GLX, I doubt that you
>>> get such a poor performance using GLX, quake 3 uses GLX. That is the
>>> most likely explanation.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Anders Storsveen wrote:
>>>> what is it with the ati-driver that gives so crappy performance in
>>>> quake2? I have great performance in quake3. 125 fps constant i
>>>> 800x600, in 640 in q2 I get around 50 fps...
> Anders Storsveen
> The Next Generation
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