Corona Renderer Benchmark Results [Updated]

CG Director Author Alex Glawionby Alex Glawion   /  Published 

Corona is a popular CPU-based render engine that has recently been acquired by Chaos. It is available for 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, and as a standalone Application.

Although many modern render engines have gone the route of GPU support, Corona has stayed faithful to being a full-blown CPU-based renderer only.

We’ve updated our benchmarks results list that shows what kind of performance you can expect in modern and popular CPUs (higher is better):

Corona Benchmark Results

= AMD   |    = Intel

CPU NameRays/s
AMD Threadripper 3990X26275452
AMD Threadripper 3970X15318963
AMD Threadripper 3960X12547141
AMD Threadripper 2990WX11321506
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X10064889
AMD Threadripper 2970WX9080529
AMD Ryzen 3950X8430650
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X7733463
AMD Threadripper 2950X5712168
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X6379286
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X5050384
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X4277833
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X4156441
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3924237
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X3167735
Intel Core i9 14900K14310334
Intel Core i9 13900KS14486432
Intel Core i9 13900K13271589
Intel Core i7 14700K12703856
Intel Core i7 13700K10724717
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X14763163
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D12824123
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X10269845
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X7143816
AMD Threadripper 5995WX23386196
AMD Threadripper 5975WX17131170
AMD Threadripper 5965WX13028139
CPU NameRays/s

In addition to the Corona Render Engine, there is a multitude of benchmarks available for testing your CPU’s performance. Cinebench, for example, is among the most popular in this regard.

Chaos also as a Benchmark Results Database available with User-submitted results here.

What CPU for Corona Rendering are you thinking of buying? Feel free to ask for help in the comments.

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Alex Glawion

Hi, I’m Alex, a Freelance 3D Generalist, Motion Designer and Compositor.

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