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04 April 2010, 05:08 PM
Is there a way to limit the amount of my CPU use or limit the number of threads that maya can preview render with? Right now when I test out my scene my whole machine chugs, and I can't work on anything else.

Any ideas?

04 April 2010, 07:09 PM
if you're on Windows, lower Maya's priority in the Task Manager.

If you're on a Mac or Linux - do nothing. Your system is fine. :P

If you want to further limit the core usage, in the Render options, set your core number you want to use.

04 April 2010, 10:12 PM

I have a mac at home and had no I knew there had to be something I could change on my PC at work.


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