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09-07-2007, 04:32 AM
Not sure if this has been posted already, but here goes the link anyway.
3ds Max 2008 demo clips (http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?siteID=123112&id=9997279)
Seems to me that 3ds Max is moving towards being a architectural modeler or something. Hope I'm wrong, though.
09-07-2007, 05:00 AM
In max 2008, the Review feature will be GPU based to preview shadows on the level shown in the demo, if I understand that correctly. So will there be a minimum GPU Ram OR bit (512 Mb-128-bit) that you'll need to have?
I just got a 8600GTS 512 mb-128-Bit card from EVGA, will that be enough, will I need to upgrade or is it too early to tell ? :shrug:
09-07-2007, 05:43 AM
Ohh man!! Don't tell me to upgrade... I'm holding tight to my old-loved X800.. I know I need to upgrade but I just bought Adobe Flash 1 month ago and I don't have the bucks to afford a new VGA... or PC...
But that's just the hardware/software industry way to make us fell "old" :cool:
09-07-2007, 09:43 AM
Posted earlier... http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=59&t=530304
09-07-2007, 09:51 AM
Apparently to get anything other than GPU shadows you need shader model 3 capability on the card.
An 8600 should be OK - not sure about the x800.
09-07-2007, 10:00 AM
Ahh I see thanks steve .Yeah I made sure that My card was dx 10 atleast 512 mb opengl 2.0 ,shader model 4 compatable :-) for like $ 200
The new subobject tool looks really nice, I miss that tool from my XSI past.... but for what I saw the XSI way of moving around subobject level was a bit more streamlined.
Now they should pay the guys from polyboost a big load of money and implement it directly into the Max code.
Polyboost is just sooo amazing.
09-11-2007, 12:50 AM
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