Croquet alpha release(s?) - speed
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Tue Dec 10 01:11:42 UTC 2002
Thanks for the kind words - most of the compliments go of course to
David who built the core of the rendering system (I'm sure he's sitting
right there with a really fat grin on his face ;-) Let us know how it
goes - and, yes, try to get it on the theater screen!
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> Subject: RE: Croquet alpha release(s?) - speed
> Same result on a 23" display- very very impressive. This was
> with the second-fastest video card too. Also, I drew a small
> crowd while I was testing it- people seemed interested.
> I'm hoping to drop by and try it out on several machines at
> once to investigate the P2P aspects a little. Perhaps
> they'll even let me put it up on the theater screen.
> Jerry Bell
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: buurtnet [mailto:buurtnet at cistron.nl]
> > Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 5:43 PM
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> > Cc: buurtnet
> > Subject: Re: Croquet alpha release(s?) - speed
> > Hi,
> > I am totally awed......
> > I just had a nice guy at Apple give me a shot at running
> Croquet on a
> > dual 1.25Ghz G4 with Max OS X and a 1600*1024 pixel 22''
> > cinema display
> > (the 1920*1600 was unavailable).
> > I expanded croquet's window to nearly full screen, and
> started moving.
> > It was so fast, I could hardly move around, I constantly
> overshot the
> > place I wanted to move to. Some adjustable mouse/move
> > preference would
> > really help, later perhaps an automatic detection?.
> > Although I imported most of the sample objects, ran sound and
> > video, I
> > could not slow it down :-)
> > I assume it is not using the second processor, at least the cpu
> > perfomance tool indicated one processor mainly idle.
> > I used the carbon 3.4.0Beta2 VM.
> > What an incredible performance.
> > It compared favorably to Bryce, a 3d editor.
> > Thank you Croqueteers, you have really given it your best.
> > And this is
> > only (pre)alpha.
> > Merik
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