JAMES.G.YATES at saic.com
Fri Feb 22 11:29:01 EST 2002
Interesting little speed test, I get 102 ticks in MC on a 933MHz Pentium 3,
and 161 ticks on a 400MHz B&W G3 (with Retrospect running in the
Try running in thousands of colors instead of millions, and you should see a
good speed increase from your 265 ticks.
Jim Hurley wrote:
>I concede the difficulties in speedily running color vs. black and
>white, and the improvement in the current release is much
>appreciated. However there remains a considerable gap between MC/RR
>and HC. For example, the following script draws concentric boxes of
>ever decreasing size.
<<<code snippet removed>>>
>This script takes 265 ticks on average in RR and 30 ticks in HC on
>cards of identical size. (I realize that this can be done more
>efficiently with the rectangle tool and that a graphic would be
>faster than an image. My purpose was to measure the drag speed. )
>The discrepancy would be less in Windows.
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