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    http://www.cgchannel.com/2019/11/epic-games-acquir...

    http://www.cgchannel.com/2019/11/epic-games-acquires-quixel/

    Epic Games’ buyout will see both Mixer, which was originally intended to become a $99 standalone application at the end of the beta,...
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    From the YouTube description by Learn Lightwave...

    From the YouTube description by Learn Lightwave 3D:

    Free Motion Plugin & Tutorial for quick Animation - Newtek Lightwave 3D

    i made this script for use on a project am working on with my...
  3. From the YouTube description by Learn Lightwave...

    From the YouTube description by Learn Lightwave 3D:

    Free Motion Plugin & Tutorial for quick Animation - Newtek Lightwave 3D

    i made this script for use on a project am working on with my...
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    Epic Games has made Maya hair and fur plugin...

    Epic Games has made Maya hair and fur plugin Shave and a Haircut 9.6 available to download for free.


    http://www.cgchannel.com/2019/10/download-shave-and-a-haircut-9-6-for-maya-for-free/

    Open...
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    http://www.cgchannel.com/2019/10/check-out-free-pr...

    http://www.cgchannel.com/2019/10/check-out-free-procedural-texture-generator-material-maker/

    Get free procedural texture generator Material Maker.

    "Material Maker’s tool set is still fairly...
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    Here are 3 big freebies of 2 interiors and 1...

    Here are 3 big freebies of 2 interiors and 1 exterior for LW2015, that should have lots of good materials for you.
    https://www.lightwave3d.com/news/article/free-architectural-scene/

    Go to the...
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    No idea if this too helps at all, but you never...

    No idea if this too helps at all, but you never know.
    The commercial Luxrender plugin Reality for Daz Studio and Poser was just open sourced:


    "I decided to release Reality as an Open Source...
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    Almost free at 98% off, the humble bundle of...

    Almost free at 98% off, the humble bundle of Corel Painter, Paintshop, Pinnacle Studio and more. Worth 1000$, all are the latest versions and their "ultimate" variants. 10 more days...
    (Except...
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    3D artist Brandon Funk has released a free pack...

    3D artist Brandon Funk has released a free pack of 24 environment sculpting brushes, spanning a range of natural and man-made materials.
    ...
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    A guess after reading some 3900x 12 core...

    A guess after reading some 3900x 12 core benchmarks, up to 40% faster than Zen1 for rendering with good cooling. More on Threadrippers I hope.
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    Thanks. Tried to explain the details as neutral...

    Thanks.
    Tried to explain the details as neutral as possible.

    At launch of 2990wx, Blender benchmarks and other non-render apps ran about 20% faster on Linux, proving that Windows had severe...
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    Someone asked why AMD 2990wx 32 core (Zen1+) has...

    Someone asked why AMD 2990wx 32 core (Zen1+) has similar performance to Intel 18 core. Two reasons and they seem to be fixed in Zen2.
    A. Zen1 has a 128bit AVX2 FPU while Intel has a 256bit AVX2 FPU,...
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    If you want a general comparison, Anand bench is...

    If you want a general comparison, Anand bench is the best.
    Here is an AMD vs Intel 12 core comparison, Intel costs twice though:
    https://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/2519?vs=2265

    If you want...
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    There are multiple versions of the balls scene,...

    There are multiple versions of the balls scene, LW documentation shows how to simplify it, LW itself got multiple updates, all in all, impossible to get trustworthy or stable results. No trust, no...
  15. There is a free workaround for G3 and G8 to Poser...

    There is a free workaround for G3 and G8 to Poser 11:

    https://www.renderosity.com/mod/freestuff/genesis-3-poser-updater/76121
  16. Poser 11.2 update has been released now, includes...

    Poser 11.2 update has been released now, includes new content of 8GB worth over 100$. New license system, the old version does not work now. Must upgrade, but you do get a gorilla for free :)
    ...
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    Yes it does. If Cinebench R20 is 4x faster on a...

    Yes it does. If Cinebench R20 is 4x faster on a 16core CPU than a 4core CPU, then LW2019 is 4x faster too, on the same type of scene, a simple interior render.
    For example 7700k/4core scores 2400...
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    Good news and bad news. Threadripper3 24core...

    Good news and bad news.
    Threadripper3 24core will launch in November.
    Ryzen 3950x 16 core delayed to November.
    ...
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    A bargain compared to the closest Intel server...

    A bargain compared to the closest Intel server CPU, the Intel platinum 8180 28core is 10k$, just for the CPU...
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    Epyc is the pricier server CPU, like the Nvidia...

    Epyc is the pricier server CPU, like the Nvidia Quadro GPUs that are overpriced workstation cards. The upcoming Threadripper3 should have a better price for desktops. There are very few workstation...
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    Missed the quote ( I know it is difficult to...

    Missed the quote (
    I know it is difficult to ascertain precisely but does this put LW cpu rendering viably back on the table ?)

    Assuming that LW2019 and Cinema 4D R20 (Cinebench R20) both are...
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    Yeah, there is no Intel 10nm CPU for desktops and...

    Yeah, there is no Intel 10nm CPU for desktops and will not be released this year or next. Just a few mobile CPUs that clock lower (4GHz) but are more efficient, so Intel got nothing new that works,...
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    A first hint of the new 64 core Threadripper...

    A first hint of the new 64 core Threadripper clocks, the new 64core Epyc 7H12 will run at 2.6Ghz base and 3.3Ghz turbo at 280W. Current aircoolers top out at 300W, but a new one from Noctua is...
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    Does it include a box/disc? Or just the license?

    Does it include a box/disc? Or just the license?
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    Render farms are less interesting, now that you...

    Render farms are less interesting, now that you can buy a single rig with 2x64 CPUs or 256 threads using AMD EPYC 7742 Rome server CPU.
    Cinebench R20:
    2xAMD 7742 (128 cores): 31179
    1xIntel 9980XE...
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