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Re: Firefox/Iceweasel 3: agony of the snail

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 10:44 AM, Florian Kulzer
<florian.kulzer+debian@icfo.es> wrote:
> OK, our mini-survey so far:
> nvidia driver using nvidia's RenderAccel: fine (Hugo, Ron)
> radeon driver with XAA: fine (Bill)
> My experience with Intel 82Q963/Q965 and the Xorg intel driver:
> with EXA: not as bad as what Jim describes, but slow enough to seriously
>          deteriorate the browsing experience
> with XAA: generally quite fast, only web sites with excessive use of
>          background images slow it down noticeably, but not unbearably
> Jim, if you have an intel card and use EXA (the default these days) then
> a switch to XAA will improve your browsing experience significantly.

I  have found EXA to work very well with the Radeon drivers (r300/r400).

Kelly Clowers

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