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jeric_synergy
01-25-2016, 12:36 PM
Graph #3 is.... well, ouch.

http://motionographer.com/2016/01/25/2015-hardware-survey-results/

MichaelT
01-25-2016, 02:25 PM
Only ~800 people responded , and by that alone it lacks solid ground to make any kind of assumptions. I have yet to experience a single 3D workplace where the overwhelming majority runs anything other than Windows, and either Maya or 3DSMax (or both). :/ I would not read too much into those figures.

jeric_synergy
01-25-2016, 02:28 PM
Yeah, my bad: it was self-selecting too, IIRC. I do think 2d workplaces skew more Mac though.

I gotta do some benchmarking here to see if I should upgrade: it seems CPUs aren't that much quicker. :confused:

wibly wobly
01-25-2016, 03:50 PM
It's also a motion site, so by default everyone says they're going to be using C4D. Whether they do or not.

@ synergy, I had a look a few months ago and it doesn't look like it's worth it. I read some people can actually make a profit from selling their used machines. Part of that is probably our underperforming Can dollar but still. Anyway, it seems CPU's haven't really increased in speed at all lately.

jeric_synergy
01-25-2016, 03:52 PM
Thanks for that info. Really, I should be pleased -- not shelling out hardware bucks is Good.

lightscape
01-26-2016, 08:36 PM
Was that a hardware survey or a motiongraphics survey? :D