[Bf-cycles] Cycles CPU speedup: Perlin noise

Thomas Dinges blender at dingto.org
Fri Jan 10 01:24:33 CET 2014

just a quick note, I re-rendered the Caminandes scene after the recent 
sRGB SSE optimizations.
Hash: 18a1e17, with SSE41 Kernel enabled.

Before: 53:13min
New: 50:59min

So that is another 4% speedup.


Am 27.12.2013 20:58, schrieb Thomas Dinges:
> Hi everyone,
> today Svyatoslav Lockal send us a great patch which improves Perlin
> Noise calculation for Cycles CPU rendering, it's in master now.
> https://developer.blender.org/rBa92abf5089e152d8d1b1fd95278b307f56b6a193
> Some tests with the BMW scene resulted in a 12-15% render speedup.
> But I was curious to see how this behaves in a more production like
> environment, so I checked a file from the Open Movie Caminandes.
> The scene I used was 11a_comp.blend (New Hope scene) from Caminandes on
> an Ivy Bridge Quad Core (3.4 GHZ) on Linux.
> I rendered frame 500, with 1280x720 resolution, otherwise it's unmodified.
> http://www.pasteall.org/pic/show.php?id=64561
> Before: 01:06:22h
> New: 53:13min
> That is a speedup of about 20% (19.76%), which is a lot. I checked the
> node setups and the artists used the Noise Texture almost everywhere. :D
> Just wanted to share this, enjoy!
> Best regards,
> Thomas
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