Ray Traces

1 Controlling System Resources During a Ray Trace

If you would like to change whether the CPU allocation is for Ray Tracing, or Chief Architect, this setting can be controlled in Preferences.

2 Speeding up a Ray Trace

There are a number of strategies that you can employ to reduce the time required to ray trace without sacrificing the quality of the final image.

3 Using Bump Maps for Ray Tracing

A bump map makes a material appear non-flat in ray trace views, and though the effect of bump-maps are sometimes subtle, they add to a ray trace image’s quality.