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Memory allocation?
show user profile  digital3ds
Just wondering if you can tell max to use more memory to render with (mental ray). I noticed this render says "Memory used: P:1005.3M" but it's going to take 5 hrs (animation), whereas other times it uses around 6000
- Mike Sawicki

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1/12/2012 8:57:31 AM (last edit: 1/12/2012 8:57:31 AM)
show user profile  Kajico
Max will take up whatever it needs. If it only needs to allocate a 1gb of memory that's all it will allocate, it may start throwing in more to memory as the render progresses. While more memory helps with render times the majority of the render load falls on the CPUs.

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1/12/2012 10:00:48 AM (last edit: 1/12/2012 10:00:48 AM)
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