So far every time I've generated a final render the output is full of noise (grainy). Any suggestions?
Let's start with the obvious: what's the output res?
Switched to "Fast" from Accurate, seemed to fix the issue. Which seems odd, would one not expect "Accurate" to do a better job than Fast?
How many passes on accurate? Try 300dpi, you might be getting grainyness from then 96dpi...
96dpi its a extremly low density count. Try AT LEAST 200dpi, 300+ recommended
The DPI has nothing to do with it , that will only effect the print quality.
72 PPI (DPI), or higher, is fine for web viewing, the reason it looks better on Fast than accurate is that it is rendering in different ways.
accurate is full ray tracing and thus , depending on materials used, may need more render passes to look good. I recommend making your preview window as small as is tolerable and watch the pass count when switching to accurate. when it gets to a level that you are happy with that is the pass count you will need to set on your final render.
EDIT : in case you are wondering the smaller the preview window the faster the render so you can get to your desired pass count faster.
Thanks for all that! It did the trick. Still pretty new to Visualize and while it takes a lot of patience to use it, the results are pretty impressive. I've got a pretty beefy machine, and it is still painfully slow to make adjustments and get the preview updated....
not a problem glad I could help
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