Render Times


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Here's a fun fact.

It would take an above average souped up home computer 16,000 years to render the CG scenes in the movie Transformers 2.

I was thinking about that recently, as I've been sitting through some painful 7+ hour renders for still images. Glad I'm only doing stills right now.

I'm running a quad core 2.66GHz with 8 gigs of RAM too... and these stills are only 800x600...



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I had to make a 60 second, 3D movie. Now my father bought me a desktop, build for rendering 24/7. Rendering is so, SO boring. But the result is awesome, if you get what you want.

And yeah, CG scenes in movies. They spend insane amounts of money on render farms though. I wish I had a render farm...