[PlanetCCRMA] Impact of choice of desktop on audio performance

S C Rigler riglersc at gmail.com
Mon May 21 10:03:08 PDT 2012

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Donald Steven <t6sn7gt at aim.com> wrote:

> As desktops become more demanding on resources, I'm wondering if the
> choice of GNOME 3, MATE, or KDE 4 has an impact on audio performance.
> This is something to consider as F17 is released.  Should I instal itl,
> or stay with, say, GNOME 2 on F13?
> Don
> I've been using XFCE and am happy with it.  KDE 4 has been too unstable on
my system to justify depending on it.  I gave up Gnome3 rather quickly
because CPU temp on my laptop would hover at about 85C and the sound of the
fan runing at full speed was a huge distraction.

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