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Does Core i5 9400f bake light?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by brunogottlieb, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. brunogottlieb

    brunogottlieb

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    Hello guys, I am about to buy a new computer and I would like to know if the Intel Core i5 9400f can bake light on Unity, once it doesn't have a graphic card. I would be using a GTX 1070, but as far I remember, the baking light process isn't made by the GPU, right?
    Another option would be the 8400, but the 9400f is cheaper.
     
  2. Ryiah

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    Any processor is capable of baking light, but a faster processor will bake faster.
     
  3. brunogottlieb

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    So the baking light process doesn't use the integrated graphics of the processor's chipset? I have to be sure before buying it.
     
  4. Ryiah

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    No. Very few applications are capable of using Intel HD for any practical purpose and Unity isn't one of them.
     
  5. brunogottlieb

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    Ok. Thank you very much. It helped me a lot.
     
  6. AndersMalmgren

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    Unity does use the GPU in one of the steps. I have seen the GPU usage rise dont remeber which step though. This is enlighten I talk about. With progressive they have full GPU support. Though in my experience it always falls back to CPU anyway :D Maybe works better in 2019