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3ds max going slow
show user profile  drPHK
Hello,

I'm a newbie. I started using 3ds Max 2008 last month and the program ran great on my system. I had to reformat my computer and when I went to download Max 2008, I saw Max 2009 was released so I downloaded that.

Max 2009 is very slow on my computer. My computer has had everything freshly installed so I don't know what could be causing it to lag so much.

An example of my problem is if I use the arch rotate tool, instead of it rotating in real time it takes 10 seconds to rotate, so its impossible for me to get my selections just right. Can anyone tell me what could be wrong?

Thanks

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4/15/2008 9:37:27 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 9:37:27 AM)
show user profile  VKotek
if you download the software ( I am guessing illegaly) dont say it on here, its against the rules.

to your point. looks like you are missing some drivers. make sure all your drivers up to date. looks like your Graphics card is not installed properly. Viewport is rendered with the GFX card.
Vojtech Kotek

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4/15/2008 9:57:44 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 9:57:44 AM)
show user profile  drPHK
It's not illegal, I downloaded the demo from 3ds Max. I'm going to buy the full version for $400 through an academic discount I get.

How can I check to make sure my graphics card is not installed properly? I checked my device manager and everything looked alright.

Thanks
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4/15/2008 10:03:38 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 10:03:38 AM)
show user profile  VKotek
google up your videocard and check if your drivers are up to date, if not download/install the new ones. or just downoad them anyway and possibly reinstall your current drivers.
Vojtech Kotek

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4/15/2008 10:11:28 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 10:11:28 AM)
show user profile  DFano
Which graphics driver are you using in max. Direct X? What are your computer specs? Dave
http://DesignReForm.net

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4/15/2008 9:18:23 PM (last edit: 4/15/2008 9:18:23 PM)
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