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Alpha Blitting is faster on a laptop!

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Why is it that when I blit alpha blits (based on non-mmx assembly code) on my GeForce card I get a major decrease in performance, around 30FPS, and on a crappy P2/300 laptop with a 2MB S3 chip I get around 50FPS? (The FPS without alpha runs at 82FPS) Ive tried to use a sysmem backbuffer so the alpha is done in sysmem, with even worse results! Ive also tried to put all surfaces into vidmem (10FPS). Heeelllpp?

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heh, wa? -NOLAPTOP ?? didnt know it existed.. Ill give it a try, even though the game can run on a laptop....

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lol, Buster that was soooo mean

In my opinion, it can only be because S3 makes better chip than nVidia. C''mon, 25 millions polys/sec, that''s a cheap score.

Otherwise, you can try disabling the disk defragmenter on your desktop computer before running your program.

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