[Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 11:37:48 EDT 2007


ah cool didnt know that
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On 6/5/07, calin casian <calin at sidefx.com> wrote:
>
> 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
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > 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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