[Public WebGL] GPU locking up laptop

John Davis [email protected]
Sun Feb 27 03:18:08 PST 2011


Firefox beta 12 stays responsive for the same case, I've no idea why.

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Steve Baker <[email protected]> wrote:

> It shouldn't crash your computer - or lock it up beyond recovery - but
> you can't seriously expect and program that's doing heavy-duty 3D
> rendering not to "affect the responsiveness" of what is (let's face it)
> not the fastest computer in the world.
>
>  -- Steve
>
>
> On 02/26/2011 08:26 AM, John Davis wrote:
> > Not sure if this is a browser thing or an Angle thing.  Please take a
> > look at this sample.
> >
> > http://www.pcprogramming.com/flight.html
> >
> > If I zoom in far enough on Chrome, my little Asus UX50V laptop will
> > start to sputter and intermittently lock up.  FireFox beta 12 doesn't
> > seem to have the problem.  Makes me a little nervous that a web page
> > running WebGL can affect the responsiveness of the OS.
> >
> > JD
> >
>
>
>
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