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Programmable Vertex Unit - Programmable Vertex Unit
Wed, January 08 2003 | 11:33PM | PermaLink Feedback?
"The issue of instruction length also points at a potential issue that developers need to take into account: don’t change the Vertex Shader program unless you really have to, because uploading a new vertex program comes at the expensive of using bandwidth. Toggling between two Vertex Shader programs is thus definitely not a good idea for high throughput. Future Vertex Shader implementations might move to a loading (caching) mechanism for instructions but to make this possible the instruction size has to be kept as small as possible and the instruction re-use has to be substantial (e.g. processing of the same instruction on a large set of different vertices before moving to the next instruction)."
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