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27 10, 2017

GPU Rendering with OctaneRender – Tom Glimps, Pt. II

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GPU Rendering, OctaneRender, by Cornelius Dämmrich   PART 2: OctaneRender Hardware Christopher: Let’s pick back up re GPU rendering with OctaneRender with workflow considerations, and best hardware for OctaneRender. As we both know, hardware choices depend on the user and needs, software, how you use that software and how much

21 08, 2017

GPU Rendering with OctaneRender – Conversation with Tom Glimps

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PART 1: OctaneRender Software CJ:  Hi Tom.  Thanks for making time today to talk about OctaneRender.   TG:  Hello, Christopher. My pleasure CJ:  Why don’t we start with the basics.  What is OctaneRender? TG:  OctaneRender is GPU-accelerated, unbiased, physically correct and easy to use spectral render engine. Before Octane we had mostly biased engines

26 02, 2017

Fastest Computer For Photogrammetry

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18 02, 2016

Neel Kar, Call Of Duty Veteran, On The Best Computer For Octane Render

If the GPU is the new superstar in computing hardware, Octane Render may be the shooting star among CG GPU-accelerated software. Neel Kar, CG artist and mediaworkstations.net client, soon after discovering Otoy's flagship application, came to us about building the best computer for Octane Render. We recently interviewed Neel about this

10 11, 2015

Davinci Resolve – 4K Real Time

Davinci Resolve - 4K Real Time. It's the kind of hardware performance colorists and studios want to make the leap to right now. We recently interviewed the staff at Illuminate Hollywood to recount their experience with Davinci Resolve before and after acquiring their GPUx Server, and last week Director of Engineering

11 09, 2015

The Fastest SSD – Intel SSD 750 vs. Samsung SM951 vs. SanDisk ioMemory SX350

The Fastest SSD - that's what we're out to determine today by benchmarking three of the fastest SSD products on the market: The Intel 750, Samsung SM951 and SanDisk ioMemory SX350. Generally speaking, nothing can so improve general computer system speed as cost effectively as an SSD (Solid State Drive). It's a key, modern

6 08, 2015

Why Media Pros Don’t Have Weekends

Weekends? Does this seem familiar? Maybe it's already become your philosophy. As I'm sure you're aware this is an exceedingly common phenomena in professional media, and many other fields for that matter. I'm not interested in saying one approach is right and one is wrong, and know from experience where working through the weekend

20 07, 2015

Best GPU for Octane?

   July 20, 2015Best GPU for Octane? Really?The GTX 980 Ti is an outstanding pro media graphics performer and the latest Maxwell iteration for NVIDIA, and with one qualification is the best GPU for Octane, V-ray and most GPU-accelerated workflows for that matter. To quote Anandtech's Ryan Smith from his review:Bringing this video card