Author Topic: Corona Alpha4 Benchmark scene  (Read 211824 times)

2013-03-17, 21:33:06

Ondra

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This is archived thread, we have released an improved benchmark based on newer Corona version: https://corona-renderer.com/forum/index.php/topic,11243.0.html - you should use only this one.

I've prepared a standalone version of Corona to run a prepared scene with a reference configuration, and report the rendering time. It is a nice demo of Corona capabilities, and you can use it to judge how fast can your computer run Corona, and what would you gain by upgrading it

You can download it here, to run it, simply download, unpack, run the .bat file:

http://corona-renderer.com/stuff/a4-benchmark

It requires x64 Windows Vista or newer, and Intel Core 2 9xxx or newer, or AMD equivalent. It does not require 3ds max to run. You have to have MSVC redistributable installed to run the application: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13523

It runs for about 5-15 minutes on most computers, then it will pop up windows with copypastable info (and save image to its folder). To get best results, you should not perform any CPU-heavy operations while it is running

Feel free to post your test results

Copyright notice: The model and textures are property of its authors, and it is forbidden to use them outside of this application.

Disclaimer about the speed of the rendering, since many people discuss if the scene is somehow "cheated":  The rendering runs in a partially biased mode with partial lighting interpolation (irradiance caching/light caching-style) enabled, it is not pure path tracing nor unbiased. The settings are slightly tweaked to achieve best performance (about 3 parameters are changed, because by default they are set defensively to allow reasonable rendering of much more complex scenes), and the scene uses portal lighting. Any professional Corona user would be able to tweak the scene the same way. The scene is a real scene created by an artist, with not subsequent tweaking such as removal of geometry. Effect of turning portals on/off is shown here

PS: Here is the original .max scene: https://corona-renderer.com/forum/index.php/topic,4354.0.html
« Last Edit: 2016-03-08, 13:57:21 by Ondra »
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2013-03-18, 11:24:45
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I'll start


Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
 Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Time: 0:5:59, Rays/s: 3,541,597

Rendering is magic.
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2013-03-18, 11:37:59
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Wonderfull!!!!!!!!!

2013-03-18, 11:44:08
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When I run the batch file generates an error file not found "wxmsw294u_core_vc_custom.dll" (((
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2013-03-18, 11:44:55
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Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
 Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5520 @ 2.27GHz
Time: 0:4:56, Rays/s: 4,291,727

btw, 2x xeon cpus
and i got a crash on the first try to open it but it worked on the second try
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.

2013-03-18, 11:45:16
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Ok downloading..
It will be great to ctreate table with pc specs and speed results for comparison..

2013-03-18, 11:46:23
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Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 4.30GHz
Time: 0:4:48, Rays/s: 4,414,286

2013-03-18, 11:52:24
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When I run the batch file generates an error file not found "wxmsw294u_core_vc_custom.dll" (((
Did  the entire archive unpack OK?
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2013-03-18, 11:53:56
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Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
Name: Living room
Passes: 100
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3930K CPU @ 4.50GHz
Rays/s: 5,924,060
Time: 0:3:34

add with post :)
« Last Edit: 2013-03-18, 12:02:43 by ecximer »
sorry for my english

2013-03-18, 11:55:46
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Dooooooo want. At least a Standaloneversion, that would be greate.

Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
 Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz
Time: 0:8:16, Rays/s: 2,567,451

Edit: One strange behaviour is that on some CPUs or Systeme Corona shoots al lot more rays than on other, on 100 Passes. (Compare my 2.5Mio vs nearly 6Mio on the Guy above this Post)
« Last Edit: 2013-03-18, 11:59:03 by Angbor »

2013-03-18, 11:56:40
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When I run the batch file generates an error file not found "wxmsw294u_core_vc_custom.dll" (((
Did  the entire archive unpack OK?
Sorry, I unpack archive before it completely downloaded :). Now is all ok!
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2013-03-18, 11:56:47
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Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
 Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz
Time: 0:8:2, Rays/s: 2,640,659

- Save option have not worked for me - no response after click.
jakubcech.net

2013-03-18, 11:58:52
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Yes, the save button does not work, but it saves automatically into the folder with bat file.
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2013-03-18, 11:59:54
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- Save option have not worked for me - no response after click.

Same here.

2013-03-18, 12:01:08
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Corona Renderer Alpha 4 benchmark scene
 Living room 100 passes
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
Time: 0:12:47, Rays/s: 1,656,537
« Last Edit: 2013-03-18, 12:03:20 by nowastar »