Author Topic: Volume analysis using more cpu threads?  (Read 343 times)

hiccup

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Having recently updated to a new computer with a cpu that has much more cores than my old one, I was hoping/expecting to see some speed improvements when doing volume analysis.
But the speed gains were not so great, and looking at Task Manager > Performance, it seems to me that no more than 2 cores are actually doing work at the same time.

Could the analysis process be improved so that it makes use of more cpu threads?

Mr. Trev

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Does changing the number of threads/priority under the file convertor settings make any difference?

If not… +1. I'm always down for more multicore/thread capability - and after seeing how much faster FLACCL runs, I'm also for offloading as much as possible onto the gfx card
Last Edit: March 11, 2022, 03:22:29 AM by Mr. Trev

hiccup

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Does changing the number of threads/priority under the file convertor settings make any difference?
No, I had tried that.

Steven

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The volume analysis library i am using is not multi-threaded
The current implementation uses 2 threads - one to load while the other thread processes and i think thats the best that can be done with that library.

hiccup

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Thanks for taking a look at it.
I'll chalk it down as a big compliment to my previous 10 yrs old Intel i5 gen.2 cpu that his brand spanking new successor is not putting him to shame with low-thread-count applications.