POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : povray vs uberpov am3 : Re: povray vs uberpov am3 Server Time: 24 Oct 2020 20:44:28 GMT
  Re: povray vs uberpov am3  
From: Ash Holsenback
Date: 15 Sep 2020 23:44:23
On 9/15/20 7:38 PM, Ash Holsenback wrote:
> On 9/15/20 6:20 PM, Kenneth wrote:
>> "Ton" <ton### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Wow, a hundred times slower, and I was complaining about 5 times!
>>>
>>> Here is my little test file:
>> [snip}
>>
>> on Windows 7...
>> I don't know if this is useful, but I ran your test scene in three 
>> different
>> version of POV-Ray, using your command-line switches. 800 X 600 render.
>>
>> 1) the experimental build you used (Windows version) which is the most 
>> recent--
>> v3.8.0x.10064738+av694
>>
>>       render time: 19 seconds
>>
>> 2) the latest development build-- v3.8.0-alpha.10064268+av691
>>
>>       render time: 23 seconds
>>
>> 3) v3.7.1-beta 9 (which isn't really useful as a comparison-- I had to 
>> delete
>> "ac0.9" from the command line, as this version didn't recognize it)
>>
>>       render time: 93 seconds
>>
>> The two 3.8.0 versions produce relatively close render times in 
>> Windows... so it
>> seems that the LONG render time might be Linux-specific(?)
>>
>>
>>
>>
> linux POV-Ray 3.8.0-alpha.10064268 at 800 x 600 ... 16.116 seconds

when i change version to 3.8 (from 3.7) in the supplied test file... 
it's consistently 3 seconds faster


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