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I like the thought of SSD drives..

July 11, 2018 07:56AM
but have never owned one.. My iMac has a fusion drive and I do see a difference in boot time of the iMac and of software.. If you don't do anything major with the laptop, I'd probably keep the costs down and go with a regular or fusion drive.. I know very little about laptops, tho.. I do take a PC laptop home, on occasion, to work from home, but I can only do 3D models and Unity stuff, which is what I build the VR presentations in.. but, since I don't have a Vive at the house, I can't test the stuff at home..

Question is, would do you do intensive stuff on laptop if you had the capability? I agree video editing will test your setup - especially rendering, but it might be cool to have a setup you can edit on while another vid is rendering.. I can do it both at the same time at home on the iMac, but its not as smooth as I'd like..

The Thunderbolt 3's are supposed to have twice the bandwidth of the Thunderbolt 2's.. That's what supposedly makes the difference with VR presentations.. The 2's probably can't transfer the frames fast enough and you lost frame rate, which ain't cool in VR.. Typically you shoot for 90FPS, which is difficult if you have a complicated environment, but I've gone down to 15FPS and it still looked good and I didn't puke.. lol..



Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..





Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/11/2018 08:00AM by sstrams.
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  FINALLY going parasailing this week!

Ramgator120July 08, 2018 04:43PM

  Done it once..

sstrams33July 09, 2018 03:08AM

  LOL My Wife reads me like a book.

Ramgator53July 09, 2018 03:20AM

  I did a parachute jump out by the Space Center

RamUK70July 09, 2018 09:42AM

  Never did it...

JamesJM43July 09, 2018 02:42PM

  Holy crap Jimmy

RamUK27July 10, 2018 07:51AM

  A funny storry about Fokker's

RamUK28July 10, 2018 07:59AM

  LOL

IowaRam31July 10, 2018 08:05AM

  Flipping hilarious. LOL (nm)

JamesJM44July 10, 2018 08:12AM

  they have it in Maui

ferragamo7947July 09, 2018 07:14PM

  Have never done either

IowaRam50July 10, 2018 08:00AM

  Just reading this thread is making my knees feel a little weak...

RAMbler48July 10, 2018 10:01AM

  Interesting thing about heights....

JamesJM57July 10, 2018 10:09AM

  Another funny story

RamUK28July 10, 2018 10:54AM

  Had to be Tioga Pass, right?

JamesJM30July 10, 2018 12:27PM

  No, it was a different time Jimmy

RamUK25July 10, 2018 02:07PM

  re. our old friend Bradley

21Dog31July 11, 2018 08:33AM

  You'd love the Virtual Reality course.. Attachments

sstrams30July 10, 2018 11:01AM

  You reminded me of a story... (of course)...

JamesJM64July 10, 2018 12:42PM

  I want to do that!

RamUK59July 10, 2018 02:11PM

  Its pretty freakin' cool, UK...

sstrams30July 10, 2018 02:29PM

  I'm on it!

RamUK51July 10, 2018 02:33PM

  Hey I'll hook ya up..

sstrams48July 10, 2018 02:36PM

  Bummer I'm on a Mac

RamUK40July 10, 2018 02:52PM

  Yes, it will work...

JamesJM39July 10, 2018 03:01PM

  I meant to say

RamUK82July 10, 2018 03:07PM

  Yeah, if yours is newer..

sstrams26July 11, 2018 04:02AM

  Well, am referring to the..

sstrams43July 11, 2018 04:00AM

  Funny thing about Thunderbolt...

JamesJM38July 11, 2018 07:29AM

  I like the thought of SSD drives..

sstrams32July 11, 2018 07:56AM

  Did it yesterday! It was a LOT of fun!

Ramgator36July 11, 2018 03:51AM

  Did the rough seas..

sstrams33July 11, 2018 04:03AM