[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Mysterious Slowdown

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From: Peter Bancroft <pbancroft@...>
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 1999 14:01:38 +1100
>Matthew Beedle here, I went to visit my friend in Florida Sean who has a Mac
>G4 450mhz 256 RAM, when I went to play my games in his Mac I found that they
>slow down if there is no key pressed for a while. As soon as I press a key
>things return to normal for a while but then starts slowing down again, even
>more odd is that it slows down when inside of a FOR/NEXT statement, I am
>wondering before I go into the famous bug hunt if anyone knows of a quick fix
>for this? My games work fine on my G3 266mhz at home, www.foxchange.com and
>Mr. Cat's Quest and Escape Beyond 2001 are 2 games with the funny slowdown it
>seems..


Its the energy saver in the G4 CPU. Only draws 6W then is back to full
speed and power usage on a keypress.

I don't know how to turn it off. Control Panel maybe?

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