Visualization is an essential tool for Winning work and Marketing design proposals.
The Suites provide users with a variety of workflows to produce compelling presentations that sell ideas & earn additional in-house fees.
This is a quick overview of the render engines and the results you can achieve with each.
I’ve used the 2014 Revit Sample house dataset as the test model for comparison.
HP EliteBook 8760w
NVIDIA Quadro 4000M
Revit - Cloud Rendering (with Riverbank Environment)
Showcase – default realistic settings
Then adjusted using Autodesk Pilxr express (free on line tool)
3ds max design – Mental Ray
3ds max design – i-ray (works better with Arch&Design materials and IES sun)
A sample animation here (done with a demo copy of v-ray)
Navisworks (ray tracing engine)
A WIP sample Navisworks timeline animation can be found here
Infraworks - screen grab