Some 3D initial reactions

Joshua 'Schwa' Gargus schwa at
Mon Apr 29 23:32:15 UTC 2002

On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 10:45:25AM -0500, Bill Schwab wrote:
> Andreas,

No, but I'll do my best.


> Much to my surprise, my P4 experienced a reduction(!!) in frame 
> rate with acceleration enabled.  Same on the P3, but I hear lots of 
> disk activity, so maybe that's the problem?  The P3 has "only" 
> 128MB of RAM, so with win2k, it's not the fastest machine.  
> However, it's also possible that I don't have the machines properly 
> configured.  Is there a way to tell whether Balloon3D is happy with 
> the setup?

Are there any morphs overlapping the accelerated window?  If so,
that will pretty much kill performance.  Andreas once explained
why, but I can't remember.


> Is there a way to disable shading?  Some of what I want to display 
> would actually be better as wire frames anyway.
> Bill
> Wilhelm K. Schwab, Ph.D.
> University of Florida
> Department of Anesthesiology
> PO Box 100254
> Gainesville, FL 32610-0254
> Email: bills at
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