This post was inspired by someone asking in a group how/if alphas, shine, and glow contributed to lag.
I had recently been researching some other topics and had come across a page in the wiki about mesh/rendering weight costs.
In fact, I had been doing some testing on my avatar with render weight, because I seem to be wearing more and more mesh lately.
With a mesh body, mesh head, mesh hands and feet, mesh hair, mesh clothes, mesh shoes, mesh jewelry – it’s endless.
Though I have a decent computer, I try to be mindful of others who might not.
When I attend dance shows or crowded events, I try to be as low-cost (render weight-wise) as I can.
I’ve even started adding the render cost of items to my LOTD posts.
It’s interesting to see how much items ‘cost’ – some I would think were…
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