[PD] gem cpu consumption

Thomas Ouellet Fredericks iamonthebeach at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 9 07:58:53 CEST 2004

It's because your second monitor output is not 3d hardware accelerated.
If you can set your second monitor output as PRIMARY (and not secondary), it
might be 3d accelerated. On most laptops, the secondary output is not 3d


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerardo Morel" <grod_morel at hotmail.com>
To: <pd-list at iem.at>
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 10:54 PM
Subject: [PD] gem cpu consumption

> hello everyone! I got a problem and would really apreciate any help to
> it...
> I´m running pd on winXP (sucks, I know) on a Toshiba Satellite a16-sp100
> (celeron 2.4 Ghz-256 ram) with an Intel 82852/82855 gm/gme graphics
> controller that I use for an external monitor.
> The problem is that when I drag a gem window to the external monitor the
> meter goes from, say, 7 to 70, when lucky... that doesn´t happen if i drag
> Windows Media window for example, what makes me think that Gem makes the
> graph controller achieve some ram space to work somehow freely... and the
> fact that this only happens with pd and gem makes me wish there´s a
> from pd itself... so I ask for help to the community... thanks in advance
> cheers
> Gerardo Morel (aka Grod)
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