[Sidefx-houdini-list] Render speed - quantization bit depth

Mark Elendt mark at sidefx.com
Wed Mar 9 14:08:47 EST 2016

Quantization shouldn't affect performance at all.
Only file size and quality (8 bit is less information than 16 bit)

On Wednesday Mar 09 at 13:52, Larry Giunta wrote:
> Hello all, 
> Working on a spot and trying to get render times down to a reasonable time without compromising quality too much
> I’m playing with a lot of settings that affect quality and render times quite a bit.
> I’m wonder if “quantization" settings affect render times at all?
> I know files sizes will go up a lot between say “8 bit integer” and "16 bit float".
> But in testing so far I’m not noticing much of a time difference between settings.
> Is it safe to assume that the actual render times will not be affect much between these settings?
> Thanks as always. 
>> Larry Giunta 
> Creative Director
> G Creative Studios
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