Noah

  • Thank you for the mention Dave. We’re working hard on updates in the near future to improve the number of available trees and their rendering quality. Would love to see some of your designs sometime.

  • These days the hardware in a mac is the same as a PC. The only reason to buy a mac is if:
    1. You need software specifically designed for a mac2. You are already invested in the apple eco-system3. You want the most stylish computer on the market
    Unless a software package (not just a version of it) it’s typically better to go with a windows…[Read more]

  • Noah replied to the topic Best laptop / notebook for LA’s in the forum TECHNOLOGY 5 years ago

    I’d suggest a laptop with at least an i7 processor, a nvidia GTX 760, and although 8GB of ram is good 12GB would be better if you could stretch your budget.
    You may be able to find some good deals on laptops since the new generation is just coming out.
    This one is the lowest I would go for your price point:Acer Aspire V3-772G-9656 17.3-Inch Laptop…[Read more]

  • Noah replied to the topic Best laptop / notebook for LA’s in the forum TECHNOLOGY 5 years ago

    When you say “Locks Up” do you need to restart sketchup, or is does it delay momentarily?
    What are the biggest factors? Technically, all of them. Software will only run as fast as the slowest component.
    Processor = Determines how fast it can process commands, loading files, templates, tools etc.
    Ram = How much geometry, objects, and textures you…[Read more]

  • Hi Dave, I’m glad to hear you are enjoying Pool Studio. 
    We’ve made a lot of progress in the last few months. In our next update we you will see a totally new way of creating slopes. They are now super versatile, allowing you to import topographic plans, and create your 3D property in a few clicks. Let us know you you like it when it comes out…[Read more]

  • Noah replied to the topic Best laptop / notebook for LA’s in the forum TECHNOLOGY 5 years ago

    Hi Andrew:
    Unfortunately a touch screen will come at a large sacrifice to, processing and graphics power. There simply aren’t any powerful touchscreen computers yet (that I know of). So we have to hang on to the Wacom tablet (for now).
    Are you more interested in power or size? For software you probably want at least a 17″ laptop screen. Although…[Read more]

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