View Full Version : LW 8 and AMD

08-30-2003, 12:06 PM
Will be LW8 AMD optimized?
All my processors are AMD and to be honest is not funny see how P4 outperform AMD´s for 30% in any rendering test.


08-30-2003, 01:56 PM
I was under the impression that LightWave couldn't be optimized for AMD as the Intel optimizations were SSE2 specific which of course the AMD processors (pre-Opteron anyway) don't feature. Presumably whatever rendering math LW does using SSE2 is just done using generic x86 routines if SSE2 is not found. What is of more interest is a version of LightWave which takes advantage of the Opterons - gotta keep looking forward!!