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17th
Mar 2017
Sebastian Jennen
@zebastian
Mar 17 2017 17:09
111,95sec on Radeon RX 480 :D
Krzysztof Marczak
@buddhi1980
Mar 17 2017 17:11
Thanks. It looks like AMD and NVidia have similar performance with OpenCl
Krzysztof Marczak
@buddhi1980
Mar 17 2017 17:17
This test was needed for me to do decission about usage of CUDA. But now I see that it doesn't make sense. OpenCL on nVidia cards works also very well.
Sebastian Jennen
@zebastian
Mar 17 2017 17:23
you are welcome. :)
the opencl version seems to be properly implemented by nvidia, though a little late. I think opencl should be close to hardware optimum on both platforms, as long as we use standard features of opencl and do not depend on specialties, which are only present in CUDA. But since we are "only" using the GPU as an offloader for the heavy rendering shaders, we should be fine with this.