Question: Hardware vs Software

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Question: Hardware vs Softwarefelipeprov10/18/2009 - 11:15

Hi everybody!
In first place: thanks a lot, 2dBoy! I have learned many things studying the code.
Now I want to make a question. :)
I was reading the code and i saw that the framework is using the flag D3DCREATE_SOFTWARE_VERTEXPROCESSING.
So i changed to D3DCREATE_HARDWARE_VERTEXPROCESSING, it worked but the FPS decreased! I was hoping the inverse...

Someone knows why??

PS:My video card is compatible with vs and ps

Re: Question: Hardware vs SoftwareGMMan10/21/2009 - 22:18

What's your graphic card?

Re: Question: Hardware vs Softwarefelipeprov10/23/2009 - 05:02

Hi, i have a ATI Radeon HD 3470.
I used Rendermonkey to write shaders. So i think the problem is not my machine.
Can You make the test changing the D3DCREATE_SOFTWARE_VERTEXPROCESSING to D3DCREATE_HARDWARE_VERTEXPROCESSING and post the results? How much is the difference in fps that you have in the Asteroids demo?

Re: Question: Hardware vs SoftwareGMMan10/23/2009 - 13:18

Ha, it wouldn't make too much difference either way on my computer. My primary computer only has an Intel graphics chipset. Sucks too much to make any difference.