[rescue] Advice on Octanes

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Sep 23 15:27:46 CDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 01:17:19PM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:

> > What radiosity solver were you using?  I wonder why the comparitive
> > difference between radiosity and raytracing.
> >
> > I can't easily think of any reason why it would behave like that.
> Raycasting is very cache friendly, Radiosity since it involves large
> amounts of recursion is not.

I thought of that, but then, shouldn't the Octanes superior memory bus
make it faster than a P3-800 which would at best have a PC133 memory

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