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pc performance
show user profile  semajjames
does the graphics card in my pc make any difference to the performance of 3dmax or is it only the cpu/ram and hdd config that make a difference

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2/1/2011 3:58:50 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 3:58:50 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
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2/1/2011 4:00:27 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 4:00:27 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
in a nutshell...

better graphics card = better viewport speed
more RAM = capability for bigger scenes and more complex renders
better cpu = faster render times

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2/1/2011 4:06:06 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 4:07:01 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
You forgot:

blue lights on fans = no effect other than looking stupid

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2/1/2011 4:09:57 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 4:09:57 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
or ... using a GPU accelerated raytracer.

better graphics card (GPU) = faster rendertimes & improved viewport performance.
faster CPU = warmer office.

blue lights + fancy case = ability to travel through time and attract hot chicks.

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2/1/2011 4:11:10 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 4:35:40 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
They should really give you a disclaimer on that last one though... Big hairy cave women weren't my thing.
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2/1/2011 4:16:13 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 4:16:13 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
i will take this oppurtunity to rant about max 2011 viewport stuttering no matter how awesome video card you get - it sucks.

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2/1/2011 6:58:16 PM (last edit: 2/1/2011 6:58:16 PM)
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