[project1dev] Re: current build really slow

  • From: Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 18:20:03 -0700

and hey if you try it without vsync i'd be interested to hear what kind of
FPS you are getting then (:


On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If you are seeing it stuck at 60fps (or whatever rate your monitor
> refreshes at) the reason why it doesnt change when you zoom out is because
> the game is actually being throttled down by waiting for vsync.  IE games
> will often only go as high as your monitor refresh rate.
>
> vsync is a good thing and without it the graphics would look bad.  But, if
> you want to see what FPS you are really getting, open up scripts/config.lua
> and set VsyncOn to 0 and then run the game.
>
> It'll be a higher number, and that number will get lower as you zoom out.
>
>
>
> On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Chris Riccobono <crysalim@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>> Alan, I noticed on my computer that my fps doesn't change if I'm
>> zoomed completely out.  I don't quite understand why, since the model
>> render count increases as you zoom out.. is the game actually
>> rendering everything in the level at once?
>>
>> I only mention this in case it gives an idea for optimization, etc.
>>
>> On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > how bout when you turn off shadows?
>> >
>> > On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Kent Petersen <kentkmp@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I get 15fps if the miners are on the screen in the current build.
>> Without
>> >> them I get around 40-50 fps
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>

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