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The higher resolution the timer, the more frequently the CPU services timer interrupts, and the more precise delays are, but this takes up power and CPU time. This hint is only used on Windows 7 and earlier. The higher resolution the timer, the more frequently the CPU services timer interrupts, and the more precise delays are, but this takes up power and CPU time. This hint is only used on Windows, but not supported on WinRT.

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SDL_HINT_TIMER_RESOLUTION

A hint that specifies the timer resolution in milliseconds.

Values

X

the timer resolution in milliseconds

Default

By default the value is "1".

Code Examples

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Remarks

The higher resolution the timer, the more frequently the CPU services timer interrupts, and the more precise delays are, but this takes up power and CPU time. This hint is only used on Windows, but not supported on WinRT.

See this blog post for more information: http://randomascii.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/windows-timer-resolution-megawatts-wasted/

If this variable is set to "0", the system timer resolution is not set.

This hint may be set at any time.


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