POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Processor affinity? : Re: Processor affinity? Server Time
24 May 2024 13:35:46 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Processor affinity?  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 5 Mar 2018 03:49:19
Message: <5a9d048f$1@news.povray.org>
On 5-3-2018 2:53, Mike Horvath wrote:
> Is there a permanent way to set the processor affinity of the POV-Ray 
> render processes? I can do this Process Hacker, but as soon as I 
> minimize or exit Process Hacker, the changes are reversed.
> I would like to still be able to use my computer for other stuff while 
> rendering, and setting the render priority isn't always enough.

I doubt if setting the affinity is such a good way to go (just googled 
the topic rapidly). Depending on the number of cores you have available 
on your computer, just set +wt in POV-Ray. In my case, I have 8 cores 
and I always render with +wt6. For most of my other activities while a 
render is in progress, the 2 remaining cores are more than enough.


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