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

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Thu Mar 10 08:35:06 EST 2016


hmm … I have not.

Have you had luck using it on animation before?





> On Mar 9, 2016, at 9:49 PM, jordanhalsey <jordanhalsey at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On another thought, have you ever tried using neat video to help with some noise reduction?
> 
> 
> Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note5.-------- Original message --------From: Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com> Date: 3/9/2016  11:08 AM  (GMT-08:00) To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Render speed - quantization bit depth 
> 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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