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  Re: Thoughts about using CUDA for rendering?  
From: clipka
Date: 3 Aug 2009 15:20:01
Message: <web.4a773818770437d0a107abcd0@news.povray.org>
David Wallace <Dav### [at] comcastnet> wrote:
>   I am more interested in the pixel shader and offloading the texture
> evaluation, especially the built-in patterns, to the graphics card.
> That should be much easier.

I don't think this would really give any advantage either, unless you have a
bunch of texels to work on simultaneously - which POV-Ray's architecture is
highly unsuited for.

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