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show user profile  GloriaJean
As far as MAX is concerned, which is more useful as far as increasing rendering speed, more cores or faster clock speeds?



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9/17/2016 5:14:11 AM (last edit: 9/17/2016 5:14:11 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Max doesn't make great use of multiple cores. Some of the code is 20 years old now.

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9/17/2016 9:56:44 AM (last edit: 9/17/2016 9:56:44 AM)
show user profile  GloriaJean
Wow, 20 years old now. I did not know that. Thanks to you fellows I learn something new every time I log in to Maxform. So I assume the Intel 6950 with 10 cores is not worth the extra cash over the 6900? Money better spent elsewhere's.

Thank you very very much Nik!

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9/18/2016 6:54:07 PM (last edit: 9/18/2016 6:54:07 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
It really depends on what you are doing. If you are rendering using Vray or mental ray, it will definitely use all those cores for rendering. Other parts of Max less so.

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9/18/2016 7:56:32 PM (last edit: 9/18/2016 7:56:32 PM)
show user profile  GloriaJean
I use Vray 90% of the time. I used a Pluralsight tutorial and learned a lot about it (not all of it of course).

Maxforum has been essential, indispensable really. Thanks to you and MrGrotey and many others I have struggled less than I deserve.



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9/21/2016 12:33:35 AM (last edit: 9/21/2016 12:33:35 AM)
show user profile  mike_renouf
If you're interested in learning more about vray, and are in the market to purchase some more tutorials, I would recommend Grant Warwick's "Mastering Vray" course. It has some slightly out of date info at the beginning - but that does get explained and refreshed. He covers a huge amount of the render engine's functions and capability. I'm not affiliated with Grant in any way, but I did learn a lot from the course.

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9/22/2016 5:49:37 PM (last edit: 9/22/2016 5:50:41 PM)
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