Bench Tests


Satori v2.56 Beta 1 vs. Photoshop 5

The following test was carried out on October 28th using a Pentium II running at 266MHz with 128 Mbytes RAM, 4 Meg graphics card, approx. 700 Mbytes free disk space, 500 Mbyte virtual memory, a wacom graphics tablet and the graphics display was set to 1024x768 with true colour and small fonts selected.

Note: All times are quoted in seconds unless otherwise stated

Process Photoshop 5.0 Satori v2.56
Start-up 31 14
Pre-processing time N/A 484
Open Image 1 (4000x5333 pixels) 132 3
Open Image 2  (4000x3233) 68 2
Use airbrush to mask between layers (999 pixel airbrush) 2 horizontal strokes. 105
(approx value)
4
(real time)
Add blur filter to top layer 8 2.5
Add sharpen filter to bottom layer(unsharp mask) 66 2
Save as project file ( .psd/ .cvs) 386
(resulting file 169 Mb)
7
(resulting file 2.7 Mb)
Reload project file 300 2.5
Save output file  (32 bit .tiff with compression) 164 802
 
Total time 1260 1323
Total design time 765 20.5
Total design time (minutes) 12.8 0.3
Total time (minutes) 21 22

 

Data Source - Software Test Digital PhotoFX , Jan 1998

These tests used the previous product Satori V2.1. There has been much optimisation (including improved render speed and better compression for RIR format) completed since that time. The reviewer encountered a render fault that dramatically increased render time - this has since been rectified

Action Photoshop 4.01 Live Picture 2.6 Satori 2.16*
Open 30Mbyte 25 2 7
Convert to native format N/A 30 90
Converted size for 30Mbyte TIFF 19 Mb 34.9 Mb 45.4 Mb
Actions file size N/A 2 Mb 0.1 Mb
Save actions file N/A 5 1
Screen refresh 2 10 8
Rotate 90 degrees 90 1 1
Render composite to TIFF 26 150 420

*2.16 is no longer the current release and is now obsolete

 

Data Source - Maximum PC Nov 98
All figures quoted are in minutes

Action Photoshop 5.0 Satori v2.5
Load 30MB 0.18 0.07
Apply blur 0.22 0.06
180 degree rotation 0.32 0.07