Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

MW Software clarifies AW 2 benchmarks

By Chris Williams. Published: 8th Apr 2003, 20:03:21 | Permalink | Printable

If we could make one thing perfectly clear, we would

Update Yesterday we published news of an initial speed benchmark of graphics package Artworks 2 running on an XScale powered Iyonix, handed to us by MW Software and note this is using the term 'benchmark' in the lightest possible sense - it's more an insight into what the Artworks 2 on Iyonix combination will bring to RISC OS graphics artists.

After the third update this week from Martin Wuerthner at MW Software, we're beginning to worry that Martin's losing sleep over some possible confusion arising from the benchmark announcement.

"I would like point out that the reported five-fold speed-up was observed when rendering Henk Huinen's illustration to a 1280 by 1024 pixel screen mode with 16 million colours", Martin emphasises in an email today. "Rendering less complex files or rendering at a lower screen resolution is unlikely to show such a high speed increase."

Relax Martin, it's safe. You can read the full clarification here.


MW Software

Previous: Generating PDFs on RISC OS
Next: Cerilica tout April Vantage update


Viewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end

Nooooooo not benchmarks again,

It burns my eyes (tm)

 is a RISC OS Userflibble on 8/4/03 10:27PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Flibble I'd get some Optrex for those eyes!

-- Annraoi McShane,

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 13/4/03 1:43PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Social networking websites and RISC OS
    lol omghi2u r u on faceb00k yet??
     4 comments, latest by cables on 12/9/07 12:51PM. Published: 9 Sep 2007

  • Random article

  • eQ trying to recover lost work
    Source code sought after plug pulled on websites
     7 comments, latest by mrtd on 9/1/04 11:10PM. Published: 8 Jan 2004

  • Useful links

    News and media:

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster


    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign

    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "I was going to say something then but I remembered you're a reporter. So I won't"
    Page generated in 0.0564 seconds.