December 01, 2010, 12:16:28 am
Right now I'm rendering a very short video with just a default landscape, a few trees and a boat. It's taking around 12 seconds per frame @1280x720, high quality. My graphics card is a GeForce 9600 GT with the latest drivers, and my CPU is a quad-core Core i5 750. How can I see a significant improvement in render speed? By upgrading my CPU, my graphics card or both? What kind of computer did you guys use for the "Nature" video?
Also, it seems like Lumion can only render while its window is on top of all other windows. When I switch to my browser and then back to Lumion, I notice that the progress bar doesn't seem to have moved at all. Am I correct in this observation?