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by rty
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:54 am
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Linux ommand line render never uses all CPU threads
Replies: 8
Views: 4059

quick lesson: benchmarks and percentages are for the marketing department, solving problems looking only at this numbers ( that mean nothing ) can be extremely easy and even a monkey can be a super-duper analyst. you have 3 workers, we consider 1 hour of work, you assign tasks to them and they keep ...
by rty
Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Interactive 3d
Topic: AR Performance art using Game Engine (Python solution?)
Replies: 5
Views: 9319

it depends, I don't know the details of your project but Blender uses Python, and Python, or CPython to be fair, is probably the slowest scripting solution that i know. The blender game engine is also really old an it adopts a deprecated approach to old OpenGL APIs so what you produce with the Blend...
by rty
Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Linux ommand line render never uses all CPU threads
Replies: 8
Views: 4059

I think that the bottleneck is your CPU and you gain something with a multiprocess approach because of the high performance of the linux kernel regarding process and memory management. this is your CPU and as you can see it's not bleeding edge technology; most importantly there is not HT for your CP...
by rty
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Shadows at Indirect Lightning Method
Replies: 2
Views: 7277

Re: Shadows at Indirect Lightning Method

Hi guys, one quick question - Is it possible to have a shadow under Suzanne? I'm using Indirect Lightning with Approximate Gather, Spot Lamp with Ray Shadow and all is with Diffuse White Material. Here's the scene: http://i.imgur.com/0AJAqL3.png[/url] place a dummy object A where you want the shado...
by rty
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Cycles in dual or quad SLI
Replies: 2
Views: 3654

Cuda, as OpenCL, it's a driver driven technology, Cuda it's just a framework used by Blender, as consequence Blender doesn't really care about your GPU/hardware setup simply because it only asks Cuda to do something and the implementation details about Cuda are known only to Nvidia. By the way think...
by rty
Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: How to enable OpenCL?
Replies: 10
Views: 23694

OpenCL On hold by the way suggesting Cuda over OpenCL it's just a downgrading, OpenCL is far more powerful than Cuda that is simply a framework for Nvidia GPUs; the real difference is that OpenCL requires more dedication and resources than Cuda to give/code an equivalent program, but in practice and...