POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Strange delay for larger sized renders : Re: Strange delay for larger sized renders Server Time
14 Apr 2024 06:40:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Strange delay for larger sized renders  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 5 Dec 2016 15:05:00
Message: <web.5845c7b878a5f3ddc437ac910@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

> Are you setting the max image buffer memory to something larger than the
> default of 128MB? I'm not sure of the exact memory footprint, but
> suppose you'd need at least than 10240x7680x4x4 ~= 1260MB to keep the
> image in memory.

Hmm - I'll test that out.   I did notice that the POV-State file is HUGE, and
then it gets smooshed into a regular jpg/png after the rendering is complete.
I suppose I'll adjust it to 2GB since the POV-State file was IIRC 1.5 GB, and
the resulting image file is only 9MB or so...

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