SimplyMaya Forums

Welcome to the forum, feel free to ask questions here.


SM Forums / Maya Questions / Maya Technical Issues / Optimizing MAYA 2012 with CUDA

Maya Technical Issues Post all your interface and configuration related problems with Maya software here.

Join the conversation. Reply to post
 
Thread Tools
30-03-2012, 08:39 AM   #1
GuusJ
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 4
Optimizing MAYA 2012 with CUDA
Hello,

this is my first topic on this site. I'm from Holland, so excuse me if my Enlish is not always correct

Since a week I have installed Maya 2012. Also the NVidia PhysX Plug for Maya 2012.
My computer is a Intel i7/920, watercooled and overclocked @ 4x4.2
I've got 12 Gb of RAM (Triple Channel) and a NVidia Quadro 4000 videocard with 256 CUDA cores.

What I see is that Maya is a lightly slow in showing the objects in the viewport en also in the rendering.

Because of the graphicscard I thought this was fast.

I there something I am missing ?

GuusJ
  Reply with quote
30-03-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
murambi
Head of 3d Admedia
 
murambi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: nairobi , ken-ya
Posts: 1,338
There are numerous ways in how you can optimize your scene to render quicker. We really cant tell much without looking at your scene first to better assist on how to navigate through the scene quicker. Also have you heard of viewport 2.0
  Reply with quote
30-03-2012, 01:26 PM   #3
NextDesign
Technical Director
 
NextDesign's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 2,988
Maya doesn't use CUDA, and Maya software and Mental ray don't use your graphics card. They're all cpu-based.
__________________
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
  Reply with quote
30-03-2012, 03:12 PM   #4
dave_baer
Moderator
 
dave_baer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Plantation, Florida
Posts: 1,568
It definitely sounds like a graphics issue. Have you installed all of the latest drivers? Also check the compatibility of your video card against those that Maya suggests.

Go here for a list of system requirements.
__________________
Dave Baer
Professor of Digital Arts
Digital Media Arts College
Boca Raton, Florida
dbaer@dmac.edu
  Reply with quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Optimizing the computer for Maya mrbassman Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 4 09-10-2014 09:36 PM
Cant open file Jimmer Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 0 18-09-2014 03:58 AM
changing the "Quick help" window size in the maya 2012 script editor. Jouri Programming 3 27-11-2011 06:15 AM
Maya 2012 Sometimes Switches Windows Acid44 Maya Technical Issues 7 06-10-2011 02:45 AM
Optimizing Maya for Dual Core ryokukitsune Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 7 31-01-2007 02:34 AM