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Tripp Crosby
render lag
on Feb 14, 2010 at 5:21:28 pm

I'm running After Effects CS4 on an 8-core mac pro, and for whatever reason I have a lag every time I render. It goes like this:

make a change, hit "0", WAIT, then it starts rendering. Sometimes the wait is 5 seconds or more.

This can be agitating, and it was never the case on my old G5.

Any thoughts on what could be the cause of this?

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Bruce Wainer
Re: render lag
on Feb 14, 2010 at 8:56:51 pm

could be the multiple processes feature starting up (the processes have to launch, etc.)

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Todd Kopriva
Re: render lag
on Feb 14, 2010 at 9:10:57 pm

To add to what Bruce is saying...

If you are starving your cores of RAM, they start up when you start a render (such as a RAM preview), starve to death, shut down, and then try again the next time that you start a render.

That's why you should really read this: "Performance tip: DOn't starve your software of RAM".

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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