Author Topic: How can I optimize the renderer for Terragen Classic  (Read 1494 times)

Offline alucadmo

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How can I optimize the renderer for Terragen Classic
« on: June 01, 2012, 06:23:28 AM »
How can I optimize the rendering for Terragen classic? There aren't a lot of options to tweak. I have a 12 core mac pro, but what I've read Terragen can't take advantage of multiple cores.

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Re: How can I optimize the renderer for Terragen Classic
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2012, 06:39:34 AM »
There's honestly not much you can do. Terragen Classic only uses a single core and is 32 bit so it can't take advantage of more than a very maximum of 4GB of RAM. The ideal scenario for current hardware is a CPU that does clock speed increases when fewer cores are in use, so that the single Terragen Classic thread is at least getting the fastest possible CPU clock for its single render thread. Most of Intel's modern CPUs do that, I assume it's supported under OS X but not certain. Citation Maker Dissertation

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Thanks I really appreciate your insight, I think I may move on to Terragen 2.

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I'm only using a crappy laptop, so TG2 (while I have it installed) is just too slow. http://www.lnb.gob.pa/webpage/?write-my-college-paper-custom Write My College Paper Custom

 
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