mac 3D videocards... WHAT IS THE BEST? for ligtwave, maya and so?

ronin_X

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hey dudes someone know what is the best videocard 4 mac agp to work whit 3D appz? tell me more plz :D
 

MacCheetah3

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Hi
I would highly recommend ATI Technology's RADEON (AGP or PCI version) because it has 32MB of DDR-SDRAM and a hardware transform and lighting engine called the Charisma™ Engine. It should give you the performance you require.
 

serpicolugnut

OS X Supreme Being
the best that you can get if you have a 2X AGP Mac is the Radeon. The best you can get if you have a 4X AGP Mac is the GeForce 3. I use both with Lightwave 6.5, and they are both sufficient - much better than the 16MB Rage 128Pro.

I still wish that SOMEONE would make a high end card like 3DLabs Oxegyn for the Mac. Until someone does, the Mac market won't be taken seriously for 3D work.
 

kilowatt

mach-o mach-o man
This isn't all that relavent, but my GeForce 2mx with Quake 3 Arena looks *great*....


Much better than the 16 Rage Orion I had.

And I have seen over 100fps in some visualization plugins for iTunes in Mac OS X.... (yes, its more a measure of processor and operating system horse power...)
 

ronin_X

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i ve got the ati radeon... was good but not excellent..........

the geforce 3 was a fast help 4 rendering 3d scenes?
 
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