glxgears doesn't consume CPU

Paco Ros paco at
Mon Mar 28 21:12:25 UTC 2005

El lun, 28-03-2005 a las 21:54 +0100, Sam Tygier escribió:
> the idea of a graphics card is to offload the hardwork of drawing 3d from the main cpu to the gpu (graphics proccessing unit). so the effect should be that some hefty 3d work like glxgrears will not bog down the main proccessor.

Yes, this is the main idea, but I've always seen glxgears get 100% of
CPU usage in all other hosts.

I'll try with some more sofisticated Open GL app.
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