Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'heightfield_scatter'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • General
    • Lounge/General chat
    • Education
    • Jobs
    • Marketplace
  • Houdini
    • General Houdini Questions
    • Effects
    • Modeling
    • Animation & Rigging
    • Lighting & Rendering
    • Compositing
    • Games
    • Tools (HDA's etc.)
  • Coders Corner
    • HDK : Houdini Development Kit
    • Scripting
    • Shaders
  • Art and Challenges
    • Finished Work
    • Work in Progress
    • VFX Challenge
    • Effects Challenge Archive
  • Systems and Other Applications
    • Other 3d Packages
    • Operating Systems
    • Hardware
    • Pipeline
  • od|force
    • Feedback, Suggestions, Bugs

Found 1 result

  1. Hi, I have a heighfield of 10912 x 10912 px with multiple heightfield nodes using a cop network texture. I try to instance 1,6 millions of trees with the heighfield_scatter node, which is no problem in the scene view, but with Mantra renderer. Mantra eats insanely much RAM, no matter I use full geometry or packed primitives of the trees. The tree loaded as full geometry has 26 MB and as packed primitive 14 KB. The render resolution is 6000 x 4000 px. The maximum number of trees, which I can render without chrashing Mantra is 800.000. I have also tried instancing through the instance node, which changes nothing. Do you have any ideas for another solution as upgrading to 256 GB RAM ? Kind regards System: Core i7 7820X, 128 GB RAM, GTX 1080 graphics card
×