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JAMtoons
03 March 2008, 11:10 PM
Hello,

being a bit away from the forums ...too much work..

I finally did upgrade our Messiah Workstation license to v3...
i didnt think much ... it is not too expensive..
i also upgraded the license to support unlimited render nodes

but i dont get it ...in Messiah 2.5b i did have multicore support and in Messiah 3 i dont?
so i actually render faster in the older Messiah version?

it doesnt make me very happy as i need to pay an extra $149


*search is currently disabled in the forums so forgive me if this is already answered*

Wegg
03 March 2008, 11:33 PM
There was support for 4 cores in 2.5. Now the "base" version of the program supports 2. Your right. In terms of 3 now beeing slower. . . that depends greatly on the scene. With the new GI noise reduction, 3 is actually much faster than 2.5 ever was. So its kind of a win win no matter which way you go.

JAMtoons
03 March 2008, 11:43 PM
yeah i suppose so...
i just didnt realize it at first ..
I did the 64bit and multicore upgrade ...
any ideas about the unlimited render nodes?
will we have any issues with our 8core boxes

kursad_pileksuz
04 April 2008, 01:30 AM
Jamtoons, we did use multicores and unlimited render.exe on 8core macs. Performance is great.
You should not have any issues once you have the reder.exe installed and used properly.

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