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Offline :)

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« on: September 08, 2011, 01:51:32 AM »
what is the highest resolution terra can produce in good time?

Offline cyphyr

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Re: resolution
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 09:49:37 AM »
Practically speaking the only limits are down to your hardware.  If your using the 64bit version on a suitable platform and have enough ram you could render some truly enormous images. At a certain point you may wish to start rendering in crops and stitching them together.

i7 5930K @3.5Ghz, 32Gb (TG4 benchmark 13.44)
i7 980 @3.75Ghz, 16Gb (TG4 benchmark 18:40)

Offline FrankB

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Re: resolution
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 06:57:27 PM »
I've made a 6k resolution render with just 8GB RAM once. I don't remember the rendertime, but it was under a day, with quite high quality settings and a relatively complex scene.

Generally it's impossible to say how long a render takes - it all depends on the complexity of the scene and a lot on the chosen quality settings.
With very large images, that are meant for print, you don't need to use very high quality settings, as the viewer will probably stand a meter or more away from the image.