[rc5] Getting a few more keys/sec

dan carter daniel.carter at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Thu Jul 24 11:13:06 EDT 1997


On Wed, 23 Jul 1997 17:06:11 -0400, Del Conte wrote:

>Most people already know this, but some may not (I admit I just thought
>about it a couple of days ago).  I have a fancy screen saver on one of my
>computers and was getting a fair number of keys checked.  When I removed
>this screen saver and changed it to just blank the screen it boosted my
>keys by 20k.  So, if it is in your power to modify the screen saver I
>suggest you change it to only blank the screen.  Even a few more thousand
>keys a second will help.

Hehe, yes this is especially true if your using openGL screen savers.
Under some winNT and OS/2 machines these screen savers use over 50% of
the CPU meaning your talking about allot more than 20K
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