Performance change from X in Fedora Core 4 to Fedora Core 5

Owen Taylor otaylor at
Mon Jul 10 06:09:32 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 14:00 +0200, Johan Ersvik wrote:
> Hi Clemens, Xorg list,
> Tried out the modified gdkwindow and gtkwindow and run gtkperf (with 300
> test rounds) with window maximized (no redrawing of other windows). The
> results are found below. To summarize I got a speedup from 70.95 to
> 54.54, i.e. 23%. This is on a "GeForce4 MX 440SE AGP 8x", with a VIA
> "A7V8X/A7V333" motherboard.
> Clemens, great to see someone experimenting with this.
> The gtk-devel list might be interested in your patch too, btw :)

It's very likely that the speedup here is simply due to variations as
to what gets put into video memory and what into system memory.


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