Neo wrote:Anyone has any idea which version would work on the following?
- Indigo2 24bit - R4400 - XS
- Octane 200
Thanks in advance.
Neo wrote:Thank you all for the replies. I guess I will have to stick with basic functions.
hamei wrote:Neo wrote:Thank you all for the replies. I guess I will have to stick with basic functions.
Jeeze, guys, no need to be so negative. I have yet to see a person starting out who needs a 6 ghz quad-xeon running Creo v9.
From the sig I'd say you need something very light. Maya 4.0 is supposed to be a lot faster on older hardware, and Maya skills will carry over to newer versions. There's also Lightwave which is very quick and should run fine on an Indy. In the free realm, try Ayam and of course there's Blender. Blender has an ... "unusual" interface so maybe that's not the best choice, although the principles of all of them are the same.
And if people sneer, just remember --
vishnu wrote:I've got Maya 6.5 on my Octane2 (dual 600 V12 w/ 8 gig RAM) and so far it's still covering all the bases for me. The Intel/Nvidia stuff is light years ahead of it in terms of speed and Maya development maxed out at 6.5 on Irix, but really, 6.5 is pretty nearly feature complete. Maya 2012 is full of brand new widgets that do the exact same thing in a completely different way...
vishnu wrote:Yes you can do everything Maya does from it's scripting language, Maya Embedded Language aka MEL, without ever using the UI. Are you saying Mental Ray doesn't come with the Windows version? I've never used a non-IRIX version...
vishnu wrote:Uh, I'm pretty sure the current version of Mental Ray is 3.1...
Which, considering that version 3.0 came out 10 years ago seems to indicate that Mental Images considers it to be a finished product...
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