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AnthonyC
07-02-2007, 05:41 PM
This happens to at least 10-12 frames throughout an animation. I'm using Max9 Mental Ray to render. On some of the frames, I would get black buckets that don't render the Vue Trees. I'm wondering why I would get these artifacts. Anyone run into similar errors?

Also when I render with a medium Final Gather sample setting with mental ray, frames 1-70 would render super quick (< 1 min/frame) then frame 71 would just freeze up trying to calculate FG. I would then cancel the render and skip to frame 72. Frames 72-140 would render super quick again(< 1min/frame) and then freeze up again on frame 141. I have to babysit the machine all night to complete an animation...

I've got a pretty high end machine.

System Specs:

2x Quad Core Intel 2.66 Ghz
8 Gigs Ram
Nvidia GeforceFX 8800
Windows XP64

Max 9 64-Bit
Mental Ray
Vue 6 XST 64-Bit Build 291050

AnthonyC
07-09-2007, 09:14 PM
FYI...The latest build 291551 has fixed this problem.

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