POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : Media: rendering needs verry long for the last few percent : Re: Media: rendering needs verry long for the last few percent Server Time
30 Jun 2022 13:09:05 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Media: rendering needs verry long for the last few percent  
From: Kenneth
Date: 5 May 2022 17:35:00
Message: <web.627442a0dbd7fa052eadabda6e066e29@news.povray.org>
Alain Martel <kua### [at] videotronca> wrote:
>
> So, try using +rb16 or +rb12 and see if there is any improvement.
> Also, changing the rendering pattern so that the rendering start near
> the centre could help to at least hide some of the slowdown by having
> the problem blocks starting to get rendered sooner.

Thanks Alain.

The 'extra' benefit that never occurred to me was the faster rendering time when
using a smaller block size. I thought the result might be the
opposite...probably based on my old and fuzzy memories of running media on
single-core machines, before POV-ray's SMP implementation.


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