hi menno -
one thing i did not understand from your previous email. you said: if
you buy a 8 core machine now, you still only can use one core.
why? if i understood brian correctly, he experiences a reasonable
speedup when using 4 cores?
On 29/03/16 16:25, Menno Knevel wrote:
> I assure you that i am grateful for the way that you and other developers of
> Csound are working on improving the speed of Csound - and that i, as a user
> can benefit from it. I am not a developer at all and can only "wait" for
> what is going to happen...
> I found a paper that you and others have written (ICMC 2015), yet have to
> locate yours but perhaps it is the same paper.
> I have no intention at all to complain about Csound and the developers, but
> am surprised that after all these years it may not be worth the trouble to
> invest in a new computer system, and i can stick with the old one.
> I have seen the efforts of Victor to create some PVS opcodes for the GPU,
> but unfortunately i could not succesfully install the cuda drivers on my
> system yet (Linux Mint). It is still on my todo list though.
> Another idea for something that is without a doubt easier said than done: as
> a "simple" user (without being plagued by any knowledge on the intensity of
> the job), i think: why not build a software system so that the GPU of the
> videocard can do all of the Csound processing?
> An investment in a big videocard (250 euro) is perhaps be more interesting
> than buying a new computer system?
> How bizarre is this idea?
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