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    So on my 5-yrs old dual Xeon (24 cores total)...

    So on my 5-yrs old dual Xeon (24 cores total) 2015 took about 12 minutes, 2018.01... 29 minutes. That is slow, even though the image admittedly looks better. I've changed lights to something more...
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    Eh? Maxon is owned by Nemetschek - has been for a...

    Eh? Maxon is owned by Nemetschek - has been for a while. Nemetschek, while not being Autodesk- or Adobe-sized, is still a pretty serious contender, with steady growth (about +15% per year, if I...
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    There's 3DZephyr, which comes with a free version...

    There's 3DZephyr, which comes with a free version that's still quite good: https://www.3dflow.net/3df-zephyr-free/

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    I've been looking into GPU boxes, but this kind...

    I've been looking into GPU boxes, but this kind of open-frame concept kind of scares me; what about noise, heat and dust? I suppose it isn't something you would keep on your desk... Or would you?
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    Before photogrammetry, which given the starting...

    Before photogrammetry, which given the starting material doesn't sound like a safe bet, do you know where this building was? If so, it should be relatively easy to grab a few plans from the registry...
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    I don't know how accurate this is, but man....

    I don't know how accurate this is, but man. Corona already around 20% and even more impressive, the supposed clone of Octane (Fstorm) trailing the "original". As a matter of fact, Fstorm is still in...
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    Eh, unless my memory is playing tricks on me, I'm...

    Eh, unless my memory is playing tricks on me, I'm not suggesting anything - Denis himself had given us that reason, here on the forum, causing much consternation. If there was more to it than that I...
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    Remember when Denis took down the entire site...

    Remember when Denis took down the entire site because someone had posted a zipfile of some of his stuff on the forum? He had every right to do so - just like he has the right to suddenly disappear...
  9. Thread: Update? news?

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    I don't know about your stuff, Lewis, but it's...

    I don't know about your stuff, Lewis, but it's true that Octane still has problems with complex interior scenes; the moment you add a few light sources you're in for a quick and painful trip to Noise...
  10. Err... I did vote, but isn't it a bit pointless...

    Err... I did vote, but isn't it a bit pointless to have the poll on the NT forum? I doubt if the NL guys come visit very often...

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    Cool, going to download it as soon as I find my...

    Cool, going to download it as soon as I find my log-in data... Meanwhile, a question: in the second screenshot, what's the purpose of the rounded waveform?

    Best,

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    Poll: Err... Yeah? This reminds me of the following...

    Err... Yeah? This reminds me of the following exchange:

    Nobby Nobbs: There's a lot going on that we know nothing about, Sarge.
    Fred Colon: Really? Name me one thing that's going on that you don't...
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    Sorry, I know this is only going to decrease the...

    Sorry, I know this is only going to decrease the thread's survival chance, but - I mean - WHY?!
    I mean, I'm all for not using people's physical characteristics or (supposed) "flaws" as a talking...
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    Ah, so if you're going for the organic-muddy look...

    Ah, so if you're going for the organic-muddy look I won't comment on the "rockness" - and you absolutely nailed the face by the way! - but those toes are a bit on the smallish side imo; too, er,...
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    Nah, there were a couple of threads on the...

    Nah, there were a couple of threads on the Facebook groups that were going quite strong. I know of at least a couple dozen votes that spawned from there, from peeps who aren't in this thread.

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    Not sure I understand what you mean. If you set...

    Not sure I understand what you mean. If you set Sunsky to X lat and Y long and give it a specific time of a specific day and then switch to Octane and use the same values in the daylight node... You...
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    Oh, not the 'behind the scenes' mystery too. Yes,...

    Oh, not the 'behind the scenes' mystery too. Yes, I do know there was something going on within Newtek - which was only "behind the scenes" in the sense that, like any other company would, they kept...
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    So it was the HC chaps' fault if CORE got axed?...

    So it was the HC chaps' fault if CORE got axed? Seriously? This is beyond surreal. Apart from the fact that not nearly everyone was so utterly unhappy about it (in fact I'd say it was 60/40, from...
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    What does that have to do with anything? ...

    What does that have to do with anything?



    That's a matter of opinion, isn't it. Nevertheless: I was there, I loved the idea, I liked some of the concepts and tools, I've said my piece already,...
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    Ah come on now guys, enough with the selective...

    Ah come on now guys, enough with the selective memory thingie. Yes, CORE was a possibly great idea and it did attract a lot of interest, what with the fantastic countdown and the way it was then made...
  21. As Prometheus said, in Windows user-created...

    As Prometheus said, in Windows user-created presets end up in the /user folder: assuming it's the same on a Mac, that should be something like (from memory) Users/[name]/Library/Application...
  22. Thread: Bvh wip thread

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    Yeah it does, that guy's all show and no...

    Yeah it does, that guy's all show and no substance and frankly, that's not even a proper kata... Oh wait, you meant the Lightwave part? That's actually pretty nice!

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    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but...

    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.”


    Terry Pratchett, Reaper...
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    That's seriously pretty in a very Gaudi-esque...

    That's seriously pretty in a very Gaudi-esque "don't look at me if you've drank too much" way. The only thing that looks slightly out of place IMO is the ridged connector between the, ah, thing at...
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    Feedback - great, keep 'em coming! ...

    Feedback - great, keep 'em coming!

    Requests... Opus Incertum? Too easy?

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