[openbeos] Re: app_server Team needs help!

  • From: "Scott MacMaster" <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 23:37:58 -0500

From: "Adi Oanca" <e2joseph@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > I think I'm even slower.  It was my understanding that a graphic card
> > displays stuff to a monitor not an object in memory.
>     But a graphic card displays stuff in memory - video memory - and after
> that it sends the data in memory to the monitor, 75 per second for a
refresh
> rate of 75Hz.
>     Anyway, displaying something doesn't necessarily involve a monitor, so
a
> portion onscreen(or in memory) should be just fine.
>
> >  Although, I suppose
> > you could use the graphic card to perform in memory renderings.  Is this
> > what you're talking about?
>     I do not understand...

When I say memory I mean system memory not video memory.  When I say in
memory renderings I mean the graphic card outputs graphics to system memory.
Something you would probably want an AGP card to do otherwise the in memory
operation would be slow.


Later,
Scott MacMaster


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