POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : Smaller Spheres : Re: Smaller Spheres Server Time
23 Jan 2022 19:04:40 EST (-0500)
  Re: Smaller Spheres  
From: clipka
Date: 12 Aug 2016 11:20:24
Message: <57ade938$1@news.povray.org>
Am 12.08.2016 um 13:56 schrieb architype:
> Ok the 1024x768  AA 0.01 scene...
> I added some more transformations to increase parse time and thus
> get a more reliable estimate. The test version ran just fine:
> 5 361 423 objects
> render time 4m 58s
> peak mem 4 138 655 744 byte
> parse 43.9 s
> bounding time 90.9 s
> but the standard version would not run but crashed...:p
> So the improvement in parse time seems correct and consistent but
> the memory seem uncertain, or rather in my test it is not verified.

I wouldn't be too surprised if the standard version hit a brick wall at
4 GB for one reason or another.

As for the speed increase, I didn't expect any, but it might be a side
effect of the reduced memory footprint, which could be improving cache

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