The impact of CUDA technology on the efficiency of blender renderer program

Jacek Pietraszek,

Maciej Kołomycki,

Elżbieta Kocyłowska

Abstrakt

The paper summarizes the quantity assessment of GPU processing and supporting CUDA technology on the efficiency of BLENDER rendering program.

Słowa kluczowe: CUDA, GPU, orthogonal design, design of experiment, BLENDER
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