[SDL] SDL sound under Mac OS X and Linux
unknown at panax.com
Wed Nov 27 00:32:01 PST 2002
On 26-Nov-2002, Neil Bradley wrote:
> Remember that RAM on the video card still require the standard PCI
> bus arbitration (yes, this is true for AGP as well) which is a minimum of
> 5 clocks to get on and off the PCI bus - even for a single 32 bit
> Writes to main system memory do not have this problem, and thusly much
> much faster. Don't believe me? Write code that writes to a video card
> surface and main system memory. Guess which one is faster. ;-)
Who said anything about system memory being faster than video memory?
Im just saying writing to video memory isnt slow.
Patrick "Diablo-D3" McFarland || unknown at panax.com
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd
all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to
repetitive electronic music." --Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989
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