POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Processor affinity? : Re: Processor affinity? Server Time
25 Feb 2024 06:44:06 EST (-0500)
  Re: Processor affinity?  
From: Stephen
Date: 5 Mar 2018 07:12:10
Message: <5a9d341a$1@news.povray.org>
On 05/03/2018 11:31, dick balaska wrote:
> I have been grooving on Render_Pattern=3 lately.  This causes the middle 
> of the pic to be rendered first, which is usually where the heavy blocks 
> will live. It's also good for preview.

Hmm! Something to remember.

> I was doing +wt6 for awhile. I agree leaving only 2 threads is 
> sufficient to have a responsive computer.  But I preferred to run +wt8 
> and then turn off 2 POV-Ray threads with Task Manager while using the 
> computer, and then turning them back on when done.
I find that keeping the priority setting in PovRay at normal. PovRay 
gives up CPU ticks whenever I need them. Only when I use another CPU 
intensive process. Do I use affinity.

> But, now I run Ubuntu and I have no control over affinity and priority 
> anyway. ;)

There's where my confusion arose. I got you and Mike mixed up.
Sorry both of you. :$



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