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What kinda hardware is best for 3ds max 2012 (32 - 64 bit) because i wanto buy a new comp?
show user profile  andre75
i red about shader 3.0 but saw lots of grapchic cards with shader 5.0 is this supported by max. Whats the best processor? whats the best graphic card? whats the best motherboard for the job.

Thnx already
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8/21/2012 6:23:42 PM (last edit: 8/21/2012 6:23:42 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
shader 5.0 is dx11. max 2013 only supports dx9 which only supports shader 3.0

beyond 2013 is covered by nda so can't say anything.

probably 8 xeon e7 cpus & multiple quadro 6000s on one of these.

if you have a money tree. that's about £28k just for the processors.

or a high end i7 & a gtx 680 for regular mortals. head over to toms hardware & see what's hot.
or wait for stabby :)
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8/21/2012 6:34:17 PM (last edit: 8/21/2012 6:45:24 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
Just buy the best gaming rig you can afford.

Otherwise, tell us what specifically you do with 3DS Max and we'll be better able to help you out.
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8/21/2012 7:29:15 PM (last edit: 8/21/2012 7:29:15 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
kinda vague criteria you got there, if you really want the best its something along the lines what AS suggested

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8/22/2012 12:29:54 AM (last edit: 8/22/2012 12:29:54 AM)
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