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Default Faster ICS performance on any ROM

I noticed this juts few days ago and did this on all my family's Nexus S.

Install Chainfire3d
from the market and then open the app and tap to install the driver. I used the normal method not the advanced. Don't set any other settings after your phone reboots. You can if you want to but a lot of aps won't work with those settings.

What this app does is it installs an intermediate open GL driver between the apps and phone GPU driver to give you better performance.

Just figured I'll share it with everyone. It really made a difference for me on ICS speed. The way I see it it should be baked it to all ICS ROMs.
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isnt this just used for games?
that's why its called chainfire3D
the whole point is to trick proprietary games "apps" into thinking you have GPU that you don't
so you are able to play tegra adreno..ect games on other devices

dont think its works on anything other than games so i don't se how its helping make overall ICS faster.
ICS is already using our sgx540 just fine
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Well, it does and it makes a difference. Try it and see for your self. Chainfire3d is not just for games.
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Thank you for pointing out this tweak. I too was under the impression that chainfire was just for games.
Both tapatalk and the browser feel much smoother.
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Well, it does and it makes a difference. Try it and see for your self. Chainfire3d is not just for games.
im eating my words sorry i was under impression was games only


im trying now you're right things are even smoother now thanks for the tip
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As advertised. Nice find obsanity, it does make things noticeably smoother on general.
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Noticed speed improvements thank you man

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Chainfire dev recommends disabling all driver settings unless being used by a specific applications, per his xda thread:

" I strongly advise that when you are NOT using Chainfire3D for something specific, you disable all the options. This is better for system performance."

Anyone know why? Is he talking about the non-default options?
 
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I don't know exactly, but it seems like it is just to do with the specific settings (inside the default settings section). Using the driver is fine, but any of the options being ticked has the ability to make some applications go awry depending on the device. Those options, i assume, are only meant to be used when you want to use a specific app that requires or benefits from them.

Also, i've noticed great improvements in ES File Explorer scrolling. It would lag a fair bit scrolling through long folders, but now it's nice and smooth.
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I don't know exactly, but it seems like it is just to do with the specific settings (inside the default settings section). Using the driver is fine, but any of the options being ticked has the ability to make some applications go awry depending on the device. Those options, i assume, are only meant to be used when you want to use a specific app that requires or benefits from them.

Also, i've noticed great improvements in ES File Explorer scrolling. It would lag a fair bit scrolling through long folders, but now it's nice and smooth.
That's what I was thinking as well. Thanks.

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