[Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 12:18:04 EDT 2007


yes but on uk website there is still just radeon and price compared to dell
m90 is almost 1300 to 1800£
thats good 500 pound difference just to have white case :(
z

On 6/5/07, Jed Schwartz <jed at jedschwartz.com> wrote:
>
> This is VERY timely- yesterday the specs of the MacBook Pro included
> the ATI Mobility Radeon card-
>
> I think with the NVIDIA card update, I'm going to give this a shot-
>
> Thanks!
>
> Jed-
>
>
> On Jun 5, 2007, at 11:30 AM, calin casian 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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