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

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Wed Mar 9 14:18:58 EST 2016


Thanks for the quick reply Neil and Mark.

Exactly what I needed to know. 
Perfect!

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Larry Giunta 
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> On Mar 9, 2016, at 2:08 PM, Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>> (978)276-0600
>> www.gcreativestudios.com
>> 
>> 
>> 
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