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Message 20078 - Posted: 10 Feb 2006, 4:29:22 UTC

Max gfx cpu fraction:

What does this mean exactly?
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Message 20083 - Posted: 10 Feb 2006, 5:52:22 UTC

This limits how much of the CPU will be diverted to the graphics thread when it is running.
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Message 22134 - Posted: 17 Apr 2006, 12:00:04 UTC - in response to Message 20083.  

Meaning what exactly??
I have a reasonable PC but with a slow graphics card. Do I set the number low, meaning the CPU will be doing the work, or do I set a high number here? I still don\'t follow what it means exactly.
With a fast gfx card such as an nVidia 6600 or better, does it matter?

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This limits how much of the CPU will be diverted to the graphics thread when it is running.

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Message 22140 - Posted: 17 Apr 2006, 13:38:49 UTC

The best thing to do is to not use the screensaver (set it to blank), and then look at the graphics via \'show graphics\' instead. Then you can ignore this setting...
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Message 22194 - Posted: 19 Apr 2006, 2:33:49 UTC

This is how much of the CPU time will allowed to be devoted to graphics. A low number here will tend to make the graphics jerky, but the processing faster. A fast graphics card that does most of the graphics computation itself will not use much CPU time anyway.

My advice is that if you care more about crunch times, you set the graphics % fairly low (5% or so), or turn off the graphics entirely.


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Message 22668 - Posted: 7 May 2006, 16:48:49 UTC - in response to Message 20083.  

This limits how much of the CPU will be diverted to the graphics thread when it is running.


Where is that option anyway? I cant find those preferences :(

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Message 22670 - Posted: 7 May 2006, 19:24:33 UTC - in response to Message 22668.  

Where is that option anyway? I cant find those preferences :(

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