[Chimera-users] odd chimera benchmark performance
gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Aug 13 16:57:24 PDT 2015
Are you using the open source nouveau driver? If so, that would explain
the abysmal performance. The proprietary NVIDIA driver is much faster.
On 08/12/2015 11:53 PM, Dan Lin wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone had any experience tracking down performance
> problems in chimera.
> I've noticed that I am getting really sluggish performance when
> managing a lot of atoms, even when everything is shown as backbone
> traces only.
> To take a look at the performance, I ran the benchmark and got the
> following numbers:
> Volume benchmark scores
> surface mesh contour solid recolor
> 981 1291 280 589 393
> compared to a benchmark posted on the website of the same graphics card:
> 2125 2026 302 512 491
> 213 492 452 3259 169 128
> Apparently I'm getting awful benchmarks for most of the molecule
> benchmarks, while the volume performance is pretty comparable. I
> re-ran the molecule benchmarks to make sure they were reproducible and
> got pretty much the same numbers.
> Would anybody have any suggestions for figuring out what's going on?
> For reference, I'm running ubuntu 12.04 with up to date nvidia drivers
> for a GTX 560 Ti.
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