[rc5] Getting a few more keys/sec

Aaron Willis Cannon cannona at poboxes.com
Wed Jul 23 17:39:48 EDT 1997


Better yet, turn off the screen saver completely and just turn off the
monitor.  Just don't forget and leave it on.

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On Thu, 24 Jul 1997, dan carter wrote:

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