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Nvidia Performance Level

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have noticed in Linux that in order to get my Nvidia card to run full speed I have to change the Power Mizer settings in the nvidia-settings application. The power setting defaults to "Adaptive" which means that the card runs slow. There is a fix that works in Ubuntu to set the card permanently to "Prefer Maximum Performance" but in this Debian-based Crunchbang the fix breaks the X server. Here's the page at the Ubuntu forums:http://ubuntuforums.org/ (HowTos)