> > How does the OS "tank"? > All the OS animations hit the same frame rate as the app itself does. For instance, opening Mission Control is normally smooth, but when a maximized JFX app is animating, it's not.
It feels like the GPU is being overworked but as I'm not a GPU expert at all, I'm not sure where to begin - I am not even sure how to find out the frame rate so I know when tweaks are improving things! Is there a way to get this data from the system?