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Future plans for multi core control in PhotoView?

Question asked by Kevin Quigley on Feb 23, 2009
Latest reply on Feb 23, 2009 by Kevin Quigley
I was listening to the latest modcast from Luxology the other day about the forthcoming Modo 401 release and one of the things that was discussed was how Modo 401 utilises the cores on a CPU for the preview mode (which is what you get in PhotoView360). If I understood correctly there is a way to allocate individual cores to the preview and turn some on or off, so you could have, say, 4 cores on an 8 core machine dedicated to Preview, and 2 more to other functions.

Is this coming to PhotoView?

One of the "problems" with PV360 (and indeed Hypershot) is that when it is on it sends the core use to 100%. This is OK when you are rendering but if you are doing other tasks (such as running Solidworks at the same time) this can create a bottleneck.

Thinking further down the line if/when Photoview is integrated into the main solidworks window this will become even more important.

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