Maya Training

Creating characters In Maya and Zbrush

Maya Training

Creating character renders in Maya 2017 and Arnold

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 13-09-2003, 05:38 AM   #1
Weapon Of Choice
Registered User
Weapon Of Choice's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Hardware Advice

Hi Guys,

Been thinking of upgrading my system to do more Maya animation work and to reduce the time on rendering. Currently using both PC and Mac in the office and at home. What do you suggest?

1) Apple G4 PowerPC Dual-Processor 1.25Ghz

2) 4 pieces of P4 2Ghz PC

The G4 will be running by itself where as the PCs will be hooked up as a network. It may seem to be a no brainer going with the PC, but i still get people swearing by the Mac. Both will cost the same brand new. Hope you can advice.

Merv! (Singapore)
Weapon Of Choice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-09-2003, 08:50 AM   #2
aldudeau's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 360
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

I would choose 4 pentiums,

don't know why but to me it seems that 4 cpu are better then 2 (even though macs are good).

aldudeau is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-09-2003, 11:03 AM   #3
3dgurl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: California
Posts: 164
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

yeh GO with the PC's plus i've personally have had better results with PC-based render-farms

some day i will have my very own mini render-farm ^_^
3dgurl is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Model Errors Urgent advice!! sreynoso Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 11 23-10-2014 12:39 PM

Thread Tools

A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2017 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.