[rescue] Advice on Octanes
kurt at k-huhn.com
Tue Sep 23 15:04:55 CDT 2003
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 14:19:31 -0500
Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 12:34:03PM -0400, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> > Really? MY R10k-195 stomped all over a P3-800 doing rendering -
> > well, until you started doing radiosity anway. But for plain ray
> > tracing, the Octane was a champ. The R12k, as you can imagine, is a
> > significant improvement.
> What radiosity solver were you using? I wonder why the comparitive
> difference between radiosity and raytracing.
BMRT. I used POV-RAY for raytracing. I don't know why BMRT was slower,
but it seems to me that it wasn't exactly optimized for MIPS. There
seems to be a bunch of radiosity renderers out there now, and POV-RAY
seems to be making a comeback of sorts - either that or I'm simply more
> I can't easily think of any reason why it would behave like that.
My only theory was in optimization. Unfortunately, that probably would
have required a code fork to support - but WTF do I know, I'm no
Kurt "You're all bastards! MTV sucks! We hates you all!"
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