Mac pro for maya/zbrush

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by rockwellsulcata, May 20, 2015.

  1. rockwellsulcata macrumors member

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    Oct 21, 2014
    #1
    Hello,

    I recently a few months ago made a post on finding a mac for 3d animation.

    Well, I'm settling on the 2013 mac pro. I am just wondering if the entry level version will be good enough for what I do.

    I will be using maya and zbrush for 3d modeling and animation. I will have to render too. I'll be rendering with Renderman.

    I am wondering also if I should upgrade the CPU to a 6 core, or upgrade the graphics cards instead.

    Thank you,
    Rockwellsulcata
     
  2. handsome pete macrumors 68000

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    Aug 15, 2008
    #2
    I'd probably visit the Autodesk Area forums to see what any users over there think. I remember a few users there had the nMP. I also recall there being some driver issues originally that negatively affected performance on the nMP.

    For renderman you're going to want as much CPU power as you can afford.
     

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