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Video Memory Is Not enough

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09-05-2011 02:16 PM
i have a 6600 quad core with 8gig of ram and an nVida 470 with cuda and 1.5gig of on board ram. when i try to add a new layer i get this error. on top of this the file size is nearly 2gig.

Am i missing something...

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Re: Video Memory Is Not enough

09-05-2011 07:33 PM in reply to: waz mack
2012 SAP, hopefully fixes this.
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Re: Video Memory Is Not enough

09-05-2011 10:42 PM in reply to: waz mack
Use uv Tiles on your model and unload regions you dont need in ram.

Right now, I have a character with 14 2k uv tiles and its just a bust, and all the maps fit into memory. Sometimes you get that warning, and you can still squeeze quite a bit into ram :smileyhappy: I dont know why that is.

Anyways, try to be effecient with your maps. Use 2k maps and uv tiles instead of large 8k maps.

Btw, .mud files are large, it doesnt have anything to do with vram.