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Old Yesterday, 08:59   #1
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Picasso 96 driver for ECS/AGA

http://aminet.net/package/driver/moni/Native

It speed up screen and saves chip ram, just like FBLit would do.
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awesome

Will this be better than using Fblit on my 020/33 A600 ECS...? OD3.1.4 ?
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From what I've read on a1k.org it's noticably slower than FBlit, but some more tests and comparisons would be interesting!
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Short test yesteday tells that is about same, when using OS or playing games, like Napalm and Foundation. There is little more chip ram free, with this compared to FBLit.

Wondering if this has any effect to 3D games, for me it seems that it drops down fps with Quake.

With FBlit you need to promote app to use it, this is used all the time. It has has pros and cons.
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cool...might give this a try.
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Maybe slower... but try with FText and CpuBlit, these patches do bring additional speed up (tested with TGTest benchmark of AIBB).
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Thanks Thomas! Very cool!
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Will this be better than using Fblit on my 020/33 A600 ECS...? OD3.1.4 ?
Better in the sense that is still being supported, is doing things in a friendly OS manner and will enable you to use RTG only applications without having to use a real graphics card.

It is certainly slower in some operations than FBlit because this is not a hack and does things respecting the OS structures.
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Better in the sense that is still being supported, is doing things in a friendly OS manner and will enable you to use RTG only applications without having to use a real graphics card.

It is certainly slower in some operations than FBlit because this is not a hack and does things respecting the OS structures.
Screen mode like solution would be nice. Currently it is take it or leave it, turning it OFF is difficult.
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and will enable you to use RTG only applications without having to use a real graphics card.

Really? I thought this is not as advanced driver as CGX-AGA.


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Nevertheless - at least it is easy to setup. FBlit has gazillion of options, hard to understand without knowing the OS internals. With this OS release use this options, with that release use that options, but if using CGX-AGA this one has to be disabled, and if using PeterK icon.library, set this and that, etc.


FBlit configuration is too error prone IMHO.
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