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Classic mode questions

Classic mode questions

Posted Jan 27, 2013 22:33 UTC (Sun) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
In reply to: Classic mode questions by smoogen
Parent article: Clasen: GNOME 3.7 at the halfway mark

> Well it is going to use the CPU to emulate the effects versus the non-existant GPU so your CPU/memory usage will be much higher.

Which brings us to the real point: what is the purpose of using 3D rendering here? Is it to display (more or less) useless animations and endless screen changes (i.e. overview) or is it so that _appropriate_ hardware does the job of rendering? With Gnome 3, it appears to be the former.

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