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Re: Display Settings



On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 20:52, Paul Vandenberg wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> When I have my display set to "millions of colours", many games like
> FooBilliard, Emilia Pinball and TuxRacer run very slowly. However, if I
> set my display to 'thousands of "colours", every runs OK. What would be
> the cause of this? I could live with "thousands of colours", but some
> websites don't render very well under this setting.
> 
> Thanks....Paul
The quick and simple answer is that the system has that many more color
pixels to generate. So lets say going from 65536 to 1048576 colors means
16 times the calculations. 

(It is actually much more complex than that)
-- 
jludwig <wralphie comcast net>



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