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  1. Thread: Which Mouse?

    by MikeMD
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    Razer copperheads or diamondbacks.

    Razer copperheads or diamondbacks.
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    Lightwave in some hi profile commercials

    It's actually a Fusion showpiece, but if you read somewhere in the middle of the page it says that a lot of 3D was used and it was all done with Lightwave.

    I thought I'd post it since there were...
  3. Sure you can, buy an ASUS that comes with only...

    Sure you can, buy an ASUS that comes with only MB, graphics card, and you can choose which memory, processor and hard dive to add yourself. Better than Dells and usually cheaper too.

    No reason a...
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    http://www.asus.com/ Core duo is bettter than...

    http://www.asus.com/

    Core duo is bettter than Pentium 3 or 4, so no worries there except that right core duo laptops are still hard to find in the us ( don't know, but situation is supposedly...
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    In case of movies: You can find bad actors who...

    In case of movies:

    You can find bad actors who will work for practically free, and still do facial expressions better than any animation software. So when it comes to creating realistic humans,...
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    Gollum, SChmollum, If you live in a city like New...

    Gollum, SChmollum, If you live in a city like New York, you can find a guy who looks just like Gollum somewhere in the streets, in less than a few hours ( if you know where to go ).

    Give him some...
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    I never said everybody is like that. I use...

    I never said everybody is like that. I use electronic stuff too.

    But, wast majority of the software-electronic crowd just recycles premade stuff. Somebody like Brian Eno is probably still old...
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    Video Card is overkill, and you are better off...

    Video Card is overkill, and you are better off with nvidia ( I'd save about $300, at least, there )

    There are a few versions of the CPU running at 2.4 ghz, you could shave off another $100
    ...
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    It doesn't. Having features doesn't mean they...

    It doesn't.

    Having features doesn't mean they are good at all or usable in a real production. I remember years ago when Truespace had bones and other things/features, but they were so bad you...
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    Go to new egg ( after a little research ) and buy...

    Go to new egg ( after a little research ) and buy parts to assemble a pC yourself. You can build a great PC not for $2500, but $1500 especially if yoiu can use some of the parts you already have.
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    Don't worry, I know exactly what I'm talking...

    Don't worry, I know exactly what I'm talking about.

    To use a 3D analogy. A guy who learns to play a piano, or any instrument, then creates music using that and whatever else is at his disposal is...
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    A couple of months ago I had to run 4 instances...

    A couple of months ago I had to run 4 instances of XSI rendering animated characters, Lightwave rendering backgrounds, while at the same time working in Flash and Fireworks.

    And it was a single...
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    Don't need memory management, multitasking has...

    Don't need memory management, multitasking has always been way ahead on windows, and what are freezes and crashes.

    You guys must be using some special pcs with special versions of windows...
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    Well, well, let's clarify some things here,...

    Well, well, let's clarify some things here, otherwise some of the posts will fall under the same ridiculous category as these dumbest 3d comments..

    The guy/guys is mostly right. You cannot...
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    No glue or paint sniffing or any kind, and the...

    No glue or paint sniffing or any kind, and the only smoking going on is the smoke coming out of the burning of now useless copies of max CDs and manuals.

    Lightwave and XSI only.
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    Well, it is. Better modeling, rigging and...

    Well, it is.

    Better modeling, rigging and animation tools and a much more stable app.. Those are the basics and the most important tools. . Max may have hair and better particles, cloth, but...
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    A more accurate statement would be: There is...

    A more accurate statement would be:

    There is not enough time to explain all of the ways in which a $500 XSI Foundation is better than Max. :thumbsup:

    It's ridiculously overpriced. You can have...
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    That doesn't describe foundation at all. If...

    That doesn't describe foundation at all.

    If you do not need realistic hair, foundation is a $500 app. every bit as good or better ( character rigs and animation ) than much more expensive Max,...
  19. They can compete, but they will always lose,...

    They can compete, but they will always lose, unless it's something that can omly be done in 3D ( ridiculous stunts or effects )
  20. Thread: mac to go x86

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    I use Lian -li 6070 cases and you can barely tell...

    I use Lian -li 6070 cases and you can barely tell it's on ( and that is in a quiet room, in a normally noisy office you can not tell it's on at all even when it's right by your feet ). I also use AMD...
  21. Thread: mac to go x86

    by MikeMD
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    about time-
    I do not spend any time maintaining my software or hardware. no clean disk, and no defraging. I don't spend any time loading drivers...
  22. Thread: mac to go x86

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    Then no craftman should ever use a Mac. An...

    Then no craftman should ever use a Mac. An inferior machine in every way, The well known fact finally just admitted to by Steve Jobs himself when he announced the switch to Intel.

    My Pcs are...
  23. Actually I've heard video editors say it sucked....

    Actually I've heard video editors say it sucked. It's only the best for people who never learned anything else.

    Most professional video editors ( and these are the ones I'm talking about and work...
  24. The bottom line is , this is Lightwave forum and...

    The bottom line is , this is Lightwave forum and Lightwave on the Mac should be called Lite-wave. It is in every way inferior to PC version of Lightwave and most of the blame lies with Apple ( stuff...
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    From my friends' experiences neither will Dell....

    From my friends' experiences neither will Dell. Their and most other big companies' tech support are clueless.

    You are actually better off assembling a computer yourself and fixing it yourself if...
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