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[REBOL] Re: RATE experiment...

From: dockimbel:free at: 29-Aug-2001 16:44

Hi Cyphre, Richard Smolak wrote: [...]
> leave it in "tracking only time events" mode and try to set bottom slider to > different positions and watch what is blue box showing. I've tested under > WIN98 on [Celeron--530Mhz] and found that I cannot get over approx 20fps which > is IMO a little bit slow for such simple operation as showing simple text > face. Also when I set rate between 10-17 the real face refresh was still > around 9-10fps...strange??(but maybe my rate-meter code is not so much > exact...)
[...] IMO, Rebol use the basic Dos (and Windows) timer which gives 18 ticks/sec. So if you rely only on 'rate, you cannot fire more than 18 events/sec ! It would be instructive to test your script on other OS with a fast processor. Regards, DocKimbel.