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Old 02-12-2005, 02:54 PM   #1
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How long would you expect a model to be 'baked' from 30,000 to 5,000 polys when normal mapping? It's been going for 5-10 mins now, and I'm not sure whether it's just 'not responding' or crashed, or could it still be processing? How long does normal mapping 'normally' take?
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Omg dude when you bake the normals, expect it to take a hell of a lot of time. I'm erally not sure, but 5 mins aint gonna cut it. I'd give that a max threshold of 2 hours, but then again, I have no clue how this really works.
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