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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:52:56 AM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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I just built a new rig with a water cooling sytem and Quad Core @ 3.6 & 8GBs of ram...... And with all this Horse Power she still can't do a 3.3 mb Rendering in Revit 2010........ I know, check the Task Manager, been there and done that........ Even Max crashes when trying to bring in a Fbx....WOW....... Weird... Can you help me?

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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:34:23 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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If you are on a 32 bit machine, you can only use 4 gig.  If on 32 bit, have you set the 3 gig switch?

If you are on a 64 bit machine, is your graphics card up to spec?


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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 2:21:32 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Yes I'm on a 64 bit machine with Windows 7 Ultimate.

Here in my video card spec.

                                         ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series

  Driver Packaging Version_____________________________ 8.702-100202a-0.95693c-ATI

  Catalyst Version           ______________________________ 10.2

  2D Driver Version           ______________________________ 8.01.01.1004

  2D Driver file Path        ______________________________ Registry/Machine/System

  Direct 3D                    ______________________________ 8.14.10.0738

  Open GL Version         ______________________________ 6.14.10.0551

  Catalyst Control Center Version ______________________ 2010.0202.2335.42270

  Memory Size              _______________________________ 512 MB.

  Memory Type             _______________________________ GDDR5

  Core Clock in MHZ.     _______________________________ 750 Mhz.

  Memory Clock in MHZ._______________________________ 900 Mhz.

  Total Memory Bandwidth in G Byte/s __________________ 115.2 G Byte/s


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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 2:32:03 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Hi Albert, that is a Good machine, very nice horse you have, just a question: do you have already turned ON the Direct3D in Revit?

 



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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 2:56:20 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Here are the requirements for 64 bit system.

Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium editions; Windows Vista 64-bit (SP2 or later) (recommended), including Enterprise, Ultimate, Business, or Home Premium edition; or Windows XP Professional x64 SP2*

Windows 7 or Vista processor: Pentium 4, AMD Athlon dual-core, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology, or Quad Core Intel® Xeon® W3570 3.20GHz, 8M L3, 6.4GT/s Turbo or equivalent AMD processor (recommended)

Windows XP processor: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual core, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology

3 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

5 GB free disk space

1,280 x 1,024 video display with true color

Display adapter capable of 24-bit color for basic graphics or 256 MB DirectX 9-capable graphics card with Shader Model 3 (recommended)

Microsoft Mouse-compliant pointing device

Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

Download or installation from DVD

Internet connection for license registration


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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 4:53:10 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Let me check and see if it is turned on....... I'm on my laptop right now. Thinks Ty, and thinks WWHUB........

But Ty, let me check that out.


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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 5:34:16 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Ty, can you tell me how to turn on direct 3d?

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Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 6:06:14 PM | Why Can't My Computer Complet A Rendering

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Under the Revit R pulldown - Options - then the graphics tab.

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