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Alright so I am running Windows 7 64bit and the only things I have installed so far are Sony Vegas 10, After Effects CS5 and Photoshop CS5. I know that the Adobe progs utilize it but how? How do I enable OpenGL?

Is it a one stop switch for all programs or do you configure each? How? Also, does it boost games?
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Photoshop turns on the Enable OpenGL Drawing preferences setting automatically on Mac OS, Windows, Vista, and Windows 7. In Windows XP (32 bit), you can turn on the option manually if your video adapter supports it.
To do it manually
Choose Edit > Preferences > Performance.

open gl is a api like dx. It doesnt boost games. Just make it easier for developers to write the software to rather than to a certain type of hardware. To use open gl in games you need to play a open gl game. There aint many coz dx have been dominating on that front.
Edited by Spooony - 6/10/11 at 6:25pm
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Photoshop turns on the Enable OpenGL Drawing preferences setting automatically on Mac OS, Windows, Vista, and Windows 7. In Windows XP (32 bit), you can turn on the option manually if your video adapter supports it.
To do it manually
Choose Edit > Preferences > Performance.

open gl is a api like dx. It doesnt boost games. Just make it easier for developers to write the software to rather than to a certain type of hardware. To use open gl in games you need to play a open gl game. There aint many coz dx have been dominating on that front.

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Thanks!

no problem. CS5 12gb minimum ram scratch disks on a raid config will boost performance.

To test out your config and see where your bottleneck is run the CS5 BENCHMARK
http://ppbm5.com/index.html

Download and read on the web page what each test does and what area of the pc is doing the work. If your slow on one part you know where you need to improve on
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