[Bf-committers] HDR rendering using 8bpc

Tom Edwards contact at steamreview.org
Sun Mar 11 19:24:02 CET 2012

Well okay, perhaps "lots" was an overstatement. But there is 
nevertheless noticeable banding, particularly if you use the image in a 
skybox like I did. Have a look at the colour distribution chart here: 

On 11/03/2012 2:57, Tom M wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 2:07 AM, Tom Edwards<contact at steamreview.org>  wrote:
>> 8-bit HDR is (shock horror!) low quality stuff which leads to a lot of
>> colour banding. The performance boost is good for games, but not worth
>> it for rendering. :)
> Actually if you read the articles there wasn't any color banding
> observed even in the most extreme test they tried.
> LetterRip
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