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New benchmark tool
Sunday, June 19, 2005 | Permalink

I've uploaded a new benchmark tool. It's basically a replacement for the old GL_EXT_reme benchmark I wrote ages ago.

Also, I'm releasing the new framework that I've built it on.

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Headfire
Monday, June 20, 2005

Hello Humus

Mouse disapears after the 2.start?

1.start of the tool, all is ok, tool is running in window-mode
2.start, tool is starting fullscreen, but I have no mouse...

How can I start allways in window-mode, have you registry-entries?

I work on a P4, Radeon 9600 5.3 catalyst driver

Thanks for help

eXile
Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Same Problem here

Humus
Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Settings are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Humus
You can toggle between windowed and fullscreen with Alt-Enter.

Apparently I have a bug there, and a few others too. I'll fix up the GUI part of the framework and post a new version.

Humus
Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Alright, I've fixed that issue, plus a whole bunch of other GUI issues I knew and some I discovered while debugging the others. But now things should be working fine.

Headfire
Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Now its working fine.

Is it normal, that pre-Z is much slower than non-pre-Z on my Radeon 9600XT with 5.3 driver?

20% slower non-complex shader
2% slower complex shader (ok the shader power limits here, or?)

Humus
Wednesday, June 22, 2005

That seems very backwards. It should be faster with pre-Z, and the difference should be much larger with the complex shader.

Wault
Thursday, June 30, 2005

Hello,


Is it normal, when I set Anti-Aliasing (2x, 4x or 6x), the Vertical Sync is automatically On ?
(It's the same thing with the Alpha to coverage program, VSync is On all the time).



Another thing (on a X800Pro), I have those results in 1024x768, no FSAA :
Complex - 64x overdraw - Front to back
113.16 fps

Complex - 64x overdraw - Front to back
2 fps !!!

Complex - 64x overdraw - Random order
25.94 fps

Complex - 64x overdraw - Random order with pre-Z
98.32 fps

Wault
Thursday, June 30, 2005

Excuse my error, In the precedent message, about the resulsts, I didn't ask my question.

It was : What are-we suppose to understand of those results ?


Last thing, I wanted to ask, Why there is a question about mouse sensitivy and invert mouse in the control panel ?
I can't use the mouse in this bench !?