[PD] pdp eating my cpu

Johannes M Zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Nov 8 17:00:24 CET 2004

pun chik wrote:
> hi! i was testing pdp library , and  it consumes a lot of my cpu.
> ....simple patches (like for example: example03.pd and example04)

> Is this normal with pdp??? 

> complex patches in gem never goes up to 60 %... i have a pentium
> centrino 1,7 with 768 ram and Nvidia GeForce FX Go 5200 on Agnula
> Demudi......... pd 0.37.4

of course i am not sure, but:
pdp is done on the CPU
Gem (everything but the pix_-objects) is done on the GPU is available 
(your GeForce has a fast GPU)

this means: Gem's rendering is mostly done on the gfx-card and does not 
affect your system-load; pdp does

> is there way to fix this???

i don't think so.

however, the figures seem really a bit high


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