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    Horrible framerate in Americas Army

    I just installed Americas Army on Fedora Core 3 and I'm getting horrible framerates in it. I do have the NVidia drivers installed and I know that they are working because I can see the logo at startup, and Tux racer runs really fast opposed to what it used to run like before I installed the drivers. Anyway, I have a GeForce FX5200 and it ran AA really fast on windows, but the linux port only gives me about 7 FPS at 800x600 resolution and none of the settings changed. Does anyone have any idea what might be wrong and how do I fix it? Linux has been giving me nothing but problems since I installed it.

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    can you check the framerate of glxgears
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    Here are the results of my glxgears test:
    8436 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1687.200 FPS
    9074 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1814.800 FPS
    10109 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2021.800 FPS
    10166 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2033.200 FPS
    10152 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2030.400 FPS
    10225 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2045.000 FPS
    It definatly seems to be working quite well.

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    For reference I get 750fps on a 1.3 Celeron, 64Mb GForce 2 MMX, 256Mb RAM. Can just about run AA.

    Your framerate looks fine to me. How about your RAM? Have you tried booting up in a lightweight WM?
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    I also have the same problem, but i have an ATI 9600 Pro, I got 512 ram, 80G Sata disk, in windows Americas Army runs great i dont have troubles but in linux i got 5 fps max.

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    and i forgot to tell the glxgears gime 2660 frames in 5.0 seconds = 532.000 FPS

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    Kurtzwell, i don't think youre drivers are working correctly, because I get more fps with my Radeon 9200 SE on glxgears
    5137 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1027.400 FPS
    5603 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1120.600 FPS
    5600 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1120.000 FPS
    5609 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1121.800 FPS
    5601 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1120.200 FPS
    I think you are still using Mesa or something : S
    AA doesn't run well on my PC either, but UT2004 runs pretty well, but I don't like AA anyway, so I don't miss anything : D

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    u should get more than thaton glxgears. with my old TI4200 i get ~2800 fps
    -check ur drivers
    -update drivers, opengl, opengl-glx
    -update xorg

    and AA should run perfectly.

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