From: Michael Fawcett (michael.fawcett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-15 15:29:45
On 5/15/06, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Silex wrote:
> >> The problem with QueryPerformanceCounter is that
> >> QueryPerformanceFrequency is not (AFAIK) required to return the same
> >> value every time. It may be CPU clock based, and a low power CPU can
> >> vary its frequency depending on load.
> > No, "the frequency cannot change while the system is running."
> > (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/winui/winui/windowsuserinterface/windowing/timers/timerreference/timerfunctions/queryperformancefrequency.asp)
> You are right, a variable frequency is explicitly disallowed in the
> documentation now. Most chipset bugs that affected QPC also don't seem to be
> an issue nowadays.
Does anyone know if the issue mentioned in this KB article is still relevant?
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