I like the CPU so much because if I need to move my scene on another computer I can do it without know the GPU installed.
The GPU based computer is dedicated for the freelance with only one computer where all jobs are stored. IMHO
I love X-particle from INSYDIUM, on their site there are a lot of tutorials and testimonials and the final results is awesome. RealFlow is another way to do that but I think that RF is a little bit different from XP due to young development. XP is developed by a company that know very well Cinema4D ...
I'm using Octane for my 3D productions but when I need to move to another computer I need to know what kind of hardware there is installed otherwise I'm unable to install octane. The CPU render is a good way too.
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