POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Holiday Final Render : Re: Holiday Final Render Server Time
21 Apr 2024 22:33:49 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Holiday Final Render  
From: jr
Date: 3 Dec 2023 06:35:00
Message: <web.656c67cec6725a87f6d9cf76cde94f1@news.povray.org>

"Chris R" <car### [at] comcastnet> wrote:
> Here's the final rendering of the holiday scene.  For reasons I am still trying
> to comprehend, with minor changes to the scene, plus remembering to allow
> radiosity to interact with media, (which causes the string of lights on the bar
> to actually have an effect!), the render time dropped from 3d 17h, to 2d 23h.
> Plus, I set the max worker threads to only 8, as opposed to the max of 20 on
> this machine because I needed to use it for something else as well.
> -- Chris R.
> -- Happily rendering since 2014

fwiw, when using the 'nice' utility under Linux etc, I too see some (small)
benefit, and agree, good to (p)reserve some resources.  and thanks, for that
nice seasonal "card".

regards, jr.

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