[Chimera-users] benchmark scores

Tom Goddard goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Sep 5 10:37:41 PDT 2007

Hi David,

  Thanks for the Chimera graphics benchmark scores.  They'll appear on 
our benchmark web page tomorrow.

  I've seen two machines (laptops) with Nvidia NVS graphics cards that 
had relatively low Chimera graphics rendering scores.  Greg Couch, a 
Chimera developer says the NVS cards are intended for 2 dimensional 
graphics.  The graphics was much faster on one of the machines after 
changing some driver settings.  I think one change was to turn "triple 
buffering" off but I'm not sure that is what improved the speed.  
Perhaps Greg remembers what changes on John Irwin's machine improved the 


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