[Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro

calin casian calin at sidefx.com
Tue Jun 5 11:30:44 EDT 2007


I think things will be soooo much better now that the new macs (macbook
pro) have Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT 256MB SDRAM.

cheers
calin


oh, if you don't know about this just visit apple.com/store



Johnson, Dave (Space Technology) wrote:
> I ran a test case on my MBP last night. I put a sphere down, put a scatter SOP on it with 20000 points and used a copy SOP to copy a box onto each one. Then I set the seed for the scatter to $F-1 and it played at about 10 fps. Any other simple tests I should run?
>
> Dave
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com on behalf of jason lam
> Sent: Mon 6/4/2007 6:37 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro
>  
> a cheaper alternative to the m90 is the inspiron 9400. doesn't have quadro
> but the 7800 or 7900 seems to run openGL quite fine up to quite complex
> scenes. (haven't directly compared to a quadro). Plus it also does great on
> games!
> IBM thinkpads are great, i had one but it was ATI (albiet with a fireGL
> card) and it was ok, wasn't the best in terms of OpenGL though, few minor
> issues.
>
> Jais
>
>
> On 6/5/07, Johnson, Dave (Space Technology) <dave.johnson at ngc.com> wrote:
>   
>> I'll check it out tonight.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com on behalf of Jed Schwartz
>> Sent: Mon 6/4/2007 12:53 PM
>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro
>>
>> Hmm- if you have a chance, perhaps you could try reading in a fairly
>> complex .hip file, and see how it performs when you try to interact
>> with with the scene (complex geo, textures etc.) in smooth shade--??
>>
>> Jed-
>>
>> On Jun 4, 2007, at 2:39 PM, Johnson, Dave (Space Technology) wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> I've got Houdini running on mine just fine, though I haven't put it
>>> through anything really tough.
>>>
>>> Dave
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com on behalf of Jed Schwartz
>>> Sent: Mon 6/4/2007 8:13 AM
>>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>> Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro
>>>
>>> I'm looking to replace an older laptop and considering getting a
>>> MacBook Pro to set  up for dual boot OSx and linux- If anyone has
>>> positive or negative experiences with this I'd really appreciate the
>>> feedback-
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> Jed-
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